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DAC Beachcroft LLP

ST PAULS HOUSE, 23 PARK SQUARE SOUTH, LEEDS, LS1 2ND, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0113 251 4700
Fax:
Fax 0113 251 4900
DX:
14099 LEEDS
Email:
Web:
www.dacbeachcroft.com

Chris Baranowski

Tel:
Work 0113 251 4842
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Health and safety.

Position

Partner in the firm’s national SHE (safety, health and environment) group. Chris leads the SHE team and specialises in providing advice and defence services to clients in the corporate, insurance, health and public sectors primarily in relation to investigations by the HSE and the Police arising out of serious workplace accidents including fatalities. This includes legal representation at interviews under caution, advocacy work and advice on regulatory compliance issues. Chris also represents clients at inquests and provides regular training to directors and health and safety managers on the impact of health and safety and corporate manslaughter prosecutions.

Career

Qualified 1999; partner 2012.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

DAC Beachcroft LLP's safety health and environment practice is noted for its impressive client roster of top insurers; it also assists private corporates with a range of health and safety matters. The groups also acts in a range of investigations, and has substantial expertise in the construction, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, leisure, rail and transport sectors. Practice head Chris Baranowski focuses primarily on corporate manslaughter and health and safety investigations, Tracey Longfield is a key name for healthcare sector clients, and Matthew Breakell assists a range of companies from SMEs to large corporates.

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