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DAC Beachcroft LLP

PORTWALL PLACE, PORTWALL LANE, BRISTOL, BS1 6NA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 918 2000
Fax:
Fax 0117 918 2100
DX:
7846 BRISTOL 1
Email:
Web:
www.dacbeachcroft.com

Richard Ottley

Tel:
Work 0117 918 2698
Email:
DAC BEACHCROFT LLP

Work Department

Insurance large loss.

Position

Richard specialises in serious regulatory and crime cases together with the associated large loss claims. He has considerable expertise in major incident management. He regularly represents companies that are prosecuted with health and safety and corporate manslaughter offences. He has 25 years’ experience in acting for insurers ensuring he is able to advise them on the impact of a major incident from a claims’ perspective. Richard is an experienced advocate who has represented insurers and their insured at over 150 inquests He lectures insurers and their larger insured on all aspects of employer’s liability and health and safety. He also provides corporate insured with strategic risk and health and safety management.

Career

Partner Cartwrights 1994; partner Morgan Cole, 2009; partner DAC Beachcroft LLP, 2014.


South West: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Ottley - DAC Beachcroft LLP

Within: Health and safety

DAC Beachcroft LLP has ‘a highly professional and very experienced team of specialist regulatory lawyers' who handle issues arising from corporate manslaughter, health and safety offences and environmental offences. The practice recently acted for a delivery company in a case where an employee was struck by a lorry resulting in a serious brain injury, and acted for Unite Students following an incident where a member of the public was struck by debris from cladding on one of its buildings. Richard Ottley heads the team and ‘leaves no stone unturned’. Consultant Neil Scott handles criminal and regulatory proceedings and specialises in health and safety prosecutions. Associate Ian Manners is ‘very professional, courteous and knowledgeable’.Caroline Harvey left the firm.

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