Fiona Gill has specialised in Health and Safety for over 15 years and is recognised by the legal directories as an expert in this field. She advises on a range of regulatory matters including health and safety, environmental law, trading standards, product liability and recall.
She defends criminal proceedings by the enforcement agencies including the HSE, CPS, the Environment Agency and local authorities. She also works with clients to develop bespoke health and safety policies, and procedures for investigating serious incidents in the workplace.
Fiona has been involved in cases such as the Gerrards Cross Tunnel collapse, the Heathrow Tunnel collapse, and the Albright and Wilson Avonmouth explosion.
Examples of recent work:
Representing the company in a prosecution by the HSE following an incident involving a driver who was seriously injured while unloading roof trusses;
An investigation by the HSE following a serious incident at a large construction site;
Prosecution following the removal of asbestos by third party contractors from a number of Woolworths stores;
Representing the company in an investigation by the Environment Agency following a major diesel oil spill at a distribution centre;
Advising an international fashion retailer on regulatory risks in the UK, developing health and safety policies and procedures for training staff;
Advisor to a number of trade associations on regulatory matters.
Fiona is included in the 2010 editions of the Legal 500 and Chambers: "Fiona Gill is highly recommended for her negotiation skills. She has an immense knowledge of this developing area of the law and can put over ideas clearly and succinctly."