Our multi-disciplinary Regulatory law team proactively support clients in managing your risk, but are also on hand should the worst happen.

More about Regulatory

Increasing regulation is adding pressure to both commercial and public sector organisations and the implications of not complying can be severely damaging.

At Forbes, our regulatory law solicitors support those in the public and private sectors with financial regulation, crime and compliance areas such as health and safety, fire, food and environment.

We work with:

We work with:

  • Local Authorities

  • Public Authorities

  • Businesses

  • Insurers and their policy holders

  • Individuals charged with regulatory and motor offences

We proactively support clients in managing their risk, but are also on hand should the worst happen.

Our multi-disciplinary Regulatory law team proactively support clients in managing your risk, but are also on hand should the worst happen.

We work with; Local Authorities, Public Authorities, Businesses Insurers and their policy holders, Individuals charged with regulatory and motor offences.

Our Regulatory law team draws together over 60 specialists from a number of departments who understand the financial and reputational damage a regulatory investigation can bring.

The team 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 team also includes individuals with NEBOSH certification and IOSH membership, giving us additional insight and expertise in health and safety management, systems of work, risk assessments and more, which our regulatory law defence clients can benefit from.

We operate a 24-hour on call rota so if you are arrested at any point of the night or day someone is always available to assist you.

Regulatory Law FAQs

You can find more information below on some of the most common questions we are asked about UK regulatory law. If you can't find what you're looking for here, please don't hesitate to get in touch with our specialist team by calling 0800 689 0831.

What is regulatory law?

Regulatory law refers to any legal requirements from the authorities in relation to your business or organisation. This covers everything from financial regulations to compliance with trading standards, health and safety and environmental laws.

Whether specific regulations that apply to your business or organisation are governed locally, nationally or by specific industry bodies, it's vital that you are compliant to avoid potential punishments and other consequences. If you are found in breach of an area of regulatory law, you could face fines, limitations being placed on your business activity or even a potential prison sentence.

What do regulatory solicitors do?

Regulatory solicitors support businesses and organisations in several different ways. They offer assistance putting together plans, procedures and policies, helping to ensure compliance in every relevant area, such as trading standards or health and safety.

Regulatory solicitors can also help if you find yourself in breach of regulatory laws or subject to an investigation by the authorities, by providing expert legal advice and specialist representation if needed during any legal proceedings or to potentially challenge punishments that you have been subject to.

Why choose Forbes as your regulatory law solicitors?

Due to the importance for businesses or organisations staying compliant with all relevant regulatory laws, and the potential consequences if they do not, ensuring that you have a trusted legal partner is essential. Forbes have extensive experience in this area of law and our large team can offer truly specialist support in every sector and industry.

Our dedicated Regulatory Law Team


Partner and Head of Regulatory, Insurance

Ridwaan Omar

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Partner and Head of Department, Insurance

Chris Booth

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Partner, Crime

Craig Liversidge

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