Members of the team specialise in all areas of Health & Safety Law, representing enforcement agencies, individuals, companies and partnerships.
With 14 members appointed to the Specialist Regulatory Panel list we are the go to set for Regulatory matters.
‘A very good regulatory team. There’s someone with the right skills and experience for every type of case.’ Legal 500 (2023)
Our depth and breadth of knowledge of cases involving a wide range of prosecuting authorities enables us to bring a unique perspective to cases that transcend more than one area.
The team has a formidable reputation in the fields of Health & Safety, Inquests & Inquiries, Healthcare Regulatory, Food Safety, Environmental law, & Consumer Protection.
Members of the team are regularly instructed to both prosecute and defend cases brought on behalf of the following:
- Health & Safety Executive
- Environment Agency
- Care Quality Commission
- Social Work England
- Fire & Rescue Authorities
- The Food Standards Agency
- Local Authorities
The team comprises:
- 44 Junior Counsel, 5 King’s Counsel
- 14 Specialist Regulatory Panel members
- 6 Counsel to the Crown (Treasury Counsel)
- 8 Assistant Coroners
- 3 First Tier Tribunal Judges (Part-Time)
- 1 Legally Qualified Chair of Police Misconduct hearings
- 14 members of the team are ranked in The Legal 500.
- 8 members of the are ranked in Chambers & Partners
We are highly regarded in the leading legal directories in which six of our members are ranked as Tier 1 in The Legal 500 2023.
Whilst the more senior practitioners lead the field with landmark cases the team prides itself on cultivating new talent from its junior ranks and we are able to offer counsel with expertise from junior tenant to silk.
Highest levels of service
As a very large set with one of the biggest support teams on the circuit, we offer unrivalled levels of responsiveness and service. We have dedicated regulatory clerks, so you will always be directed to a barrister with the required expertise.
Our clerks have been noted as being prepared to ‘always go the extra mile’
Contact our dedicated regulatory & public clerks