Birketts' health and safety team

Health and safetyChambers 2017 Leading FirmLegal 500 UK - Top Tier 2016

Legal 500: Consistently ranked in first tier for Health and Safety in East Anglia.

Chambers and Partners: Laura Thomas and Philippa Dyer are recommended health and safety lawyers nationwide

‘Health and Safety Law Firm of the Year 2015’ (Finance Monthly).

Head of team, Laura Thomas, awarded ‘Health and Safety Lawyer of the Year 2013’ (Lawyer Monthly).

Our award winning health and safety team comprises "precise, pragmatic and risk-aware" specialists - Legal 500 [UK 2014].

The team uniquely comprises specialist solicitors and barristers as well as expert health and safety consultants. We support businesses and individuals facing investigation by the HSE, local authorities and police following health and safety incidents; including representation at coroner’s inquests and defence of proceedings in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts (as well as the Court of Appeal if necessary). Our practical experts, who are all former HSE Inspectors, assist businesses with their health and safety systems; through training, audits, health checks and, if necessary, accident investigations.

Finance Monthly Law Awards 2015 - Winner Birketts LLPLawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2013

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"Extremely knowledgeable. Highly skilled in all aspects of health and safety legislation." Chambers | UK 2017

Frank Sykes - "Not your average health and safety consultant"