Regulatory Law Services at Forbes Solicitors

Increasing regulation has placed commercial and public sector organisations under greater scrutiny by government bodies. These bodies are aggressively pursuing those suspected of regulatory breaches. The Regulatory Team at Forbes draws together specialists from a number of departments who understand the financial and reputational damage a regulatory investigation can bring. With over 50 years experience of handling regulatory law cases involving bodies such as Health & Safety Executive; Food standards agency, DTI; Environment Agency, HM Customs & Excise and the Border Agency Forbes Solicitors has the widest possible experience of representing:

  • Companies and Public Sector employers
  • Organisations charged with offences
  • Insurers and their policy holders
  • Licensees
  • Individuals charged with regulatory and motor offences

Recent experience includes:

  • Defence of a company director charged with manslaughter.
  • A case involving very serious alleged Health & Safety breaches on behalf of multi-national company where the prosecution was struck out as abuse of process.
  • Representing a company in relation to Legionella outbreak.
  • Defence of a Local Authority relating to a fatality involving an alleged highway defect.
  • Defence of a public authority following a death of an employee relating to an alleged building defect

The Regulatory Solicitors at Forbes can call upon over 60 people who solely handle criminal cases within the firm including Higher Court Advocates and Police Station Representatives. In addition to investigations by regulatory bodies Forbes Solicitors also has a dedicated department dealing with Business Crime which can advise in respect of investigations and proceedings by the police or tax authorities.

Our Housing and Regeneration Team also deals with gas safety, Legionella, asbestos, electrics and fire safety issues.

For an initial consultation with a Regulatory Law Solicitor at Forbes please call us on freephone 0800 689 0831 or contact us by email today.

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