Compliance with health and safety legislation is essential to workplace well-being and business health. Lapses can have significant consequences.

Our team deals with all legal processes that can follow a health and safety breach including:

  • HSE prosecution
  • HSE investigation
  • Civil damages claims
  • Statutory appeals
  • Public inquiries
  • Compliance advice
  • EHO investigation
  • EHO prosecution
  • Fatal Accident Inquiries (FAIs)
  • Enforcement notice appeals
  • Reputation management
  • Road traffic prosecutions
  • Training
  • FFI appeal
  • MAIB investigation
  • MAIB prosecution

Brodies solicitors offer employment, policy and compliance advice, and we work closely with other qualified experts to provide training on health and safety law.

Brodies is embedded in the operational health of the Oil and Gas and Energy industries. Our Health & Safety team has experience of working across this tightly regulated sector and providing clients with local support in addressing current health and safety and other regulatory issues. With staff qualified in offshore survival, we are able to provide “on the scene” support following an offshore incident. Our team is experienced in dealing with helicopter ditchings, vessel collisions, drilling incidents, production pressure release and offshore windfarm construction.

Our team has been involved in many high profile incidents and is able to provide urgent advice as required.

Our team is on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week should you have a serious incident. We will immediately get to work gathering crucial evidence, investigating and protecting your interests.

Health & Safety by Brodies - our app 

Dealing with a health and safety incident or an HSE visit can be difficult and stressful. Our app - Health & Safety by Brodies will help take some of that stress away by guiding you and your business through the process and the steps that should be taken if an incident occurs. It includes checklists, legal updates and handy guides and supports organisations in the first response to a Health & Safety incident by making sure you have all the information you need, when you need it.

The app, Health & Safety by Brodies outlines what you can expect and how to prepare. Download it now at


"The Brodies team headed by Elena Fry always provide high quality advice which enables us to set a litigation strategy for each case. They are always efficient and pleasant to deal with and have taken time to understand and engage with our business which enables them to deliver a first class service."

Large national transport organisation


"We have utilised the services of Brodies LLP for many years for a wide variety of business requirements including claims defence and resolution, risk management and contractual matters. Their understanding of clients’ needs and level of service is excellent and their advice, depth of knowledge and direction has been invaluable."

Large national construction and engineering service provider

To speak with one of our Health & Safety experts contact Elena Fry or Malcolm Mackay.