Leading Health & Safety Barrister

Jim regularly advises and acts for the defence in Health and Safety Executive prosecutions, both before and after charge. Jim acts for companies and for bereaved families at inquests, and is often retained to advise in many cases involving fatalities at work.

He is a down-to-earth barrister who is really good, and has loads of empathy and experience
Chambers and Partners

“His high-level practice in general crime is complemented by his strong showing in health and safety work. He is a regular in HSE cases, and has handled a number of matters concerning fatalities. Of late he has tackled a number of investigations into manslaughter by gross negligence.

He’s just a first-class criminal counsel who knows how to work a jury.”
Chambers & Partners

Jim has acted in numerous health and safety cases involving railways, light engineering, industrial processes and manufacturing, construction and agriculture. He has also acted in relation to gas poisoning in the domestic rental sector, and represents both companies and individuals.

“A truly superb advocate who possesses stunning intellect and common sense in equal measure”
Chambers & Partners

“Hard working and possessed of extremely fine judgement” – Chambers and Partners