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BLM

KING'S HOUSE, 42 KING STREET WEST, MANCHESTER, M3 2NU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 236 2002
Fax:
Fax 0161 832 7956
DX:
14302 MANCHESTER-1
Email:
Web:
www.blmlaw.com

Helen Devery

Tel:
Work 0161 838 6761
Email:
BLM

Work Department

National head of SHE practice.

Position

Partner who heads up the national SHE practice. Helen manages a team of specialist regulatory lawyers. She handles a number of high-profile cases involving fatal accidents and gross negligence manslaughter prosecutions. Helen is also the broker sector leader and was seconded for four years to a global broker where her work focused on risk management strategies. Helen is a recognised trainer and speaker at national conferences on all aspects of safety legislation.

Career

BLM 1994 to date; partner 2002.

Languages

French; conversational Spanish.

Education

St Bedes College, Manchester; Leicester University.

Leisure

Running, creative writing, travel.


London: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Health and safety

BLM recently strengthened its team with the addition of Peter James, who joined from Harrison Clark Rickerbys. James. who is an expert in corporate and gross negligence manslaughter case, now heads the London team, working in tandem with Manchester-based national head Helen Devery. Devery also has a strong track record on manslaughter cases.

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North West: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Leading individuals

Helen Devery - BLM

Within: Health and safety

BLM has strength in sectors including manufacturing, construction and care, handling complex fatal accident investigations and high profile inquests for public and private sector clients alike. The team also offers a 24-hour helpline for immediate post-incident advice, encompassing attendance at site and legal advice representation. Practice head Helen Devery focuses on defending companies and individuals in investigations and prosecutions. David Rainey was promoted to partner in May 2018.

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