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Claire Rawle

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Blake Morgan LLP

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Claire is a partner in the firm’s health, safety and environmental team which is recognised as having one of the leading health and safety practices in the UK. She is a specialist advocate and her national practice consists of all aspects of contentious matters involving health, safety and environmental legislation. Claire has over 20 years experience of advising and representing clients in both the private and public sectors across a range of industries on a variety of regulatory and criminal enforcement issues relevant to their service provision. Claire provides a 24 hour critical incident response service for her clients and her work includes managing their response to a critical incident; advice and representation at interviews under caution; support throughout the course of a joint investigation by Police/HSE; representation at coroners’ inquests; defence of criminal prosecutions brought by CPS and/or HSE; conduct of civil claims arising as a result of the critical incident conduct of appeals against Enforcement Notices. She advises on critical incident management and planning to include preparation of protocols and implementation training. A considerable number of her cases have been complex and have attracted considerable media interest at both a local and national level Claire is actively involved in a programme of workshops and seminars on various topics relating to health and safety to include management of health and safety, directors responsibilities, corporate manslaughter, crisis management and other related topics.

Wales: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Leading individuals

Claire Rawle - Blake Morgan LLP

Within: Health and safety

The 'professional but very personable' team at Blake Morgan LLP  has a strong reputation in the market for contentious matters, as well as for handling health and safety compliance and management issues on behalf of private and public sector clients. Praised for her 'excellent judgement' and 'way of addressing complex matters without them becoming a crisis', Claire Rawle handles 'a large amount of very high-quality work in health and safety, as well as institutional health care'. 'Very studious and hardworking' senior associate barrister Tom Walker has a 'clear and reassuring way of dealing with the regulators' on behalf of both individuals and corporate defendants across an array of health and safety, health and social care, and environment matters.  Robin Havard is also recommended.

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