Health and Safety

Health and safety is an essential consideration for all businesses, charities and educational institutions. With an ever-growing body of new rules from the UK and the EU to be aware of, we’re here to help.

Our expertise and approach

We’ll work with you to ensure you’ve the right health and safety procedures and systems in place for your business. We provide a comprehensive service to a range of private, public and voluntary organisations of every shape and size. While we act primarily for commercial clients, we have unrivalled experience in the sector having acted as the only external legal adviser to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in Scotland.

Some of the key sectors we work in include:

  • Construction
  • Transport
  • Academia
  • Engineering
  • Commercial bodies

Oil and gas

Our specialist team can provide you with tailored legal advice and help to ensure you are compliant with current health and safety regulations. We’ll also keep you up to date at all times with any changes in the regulations, ensuring you understand associated implications, and that you have effective measures in place for health and safety management.

If and when health and safety legal matters proceed to a full hearing, we have a team of experienced court practitioners who regularly appear for clients in appeals and prosecutions. We represent clients at Fatal Accident Inquiries and can advise on and represent clients in environmental prosecutions. We also act for a number of private and public bodies in health and safety prosecutions and Crown Censure proceedings.

We can also provide bespoke training for you and your business including health & safety advice and training.

We're here to help

Contact a member of our team today. Our specialists are here to guide you through the legal process.

"Anderson Strathern is among the best firms of commercial litigation solicitors in the country. They have long and deep experience of working with counsel on large commercial disputes before the Court of Session, especially its commercial court, and on appeal all the way to the Supreme Court. Their team, from new qualifieds to experienced partners, are all knowledgeable, motivated and cohesive. They are quick and efficient in following up on all enquiries, preparations and tactics advised by counsel."

Client testimonial, Legal 500