Paul Verrico > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile
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Paul is an experienced partner in our health and safety team. He is known for rapid crisis response, having built a reputation for helping organisations in the immediate aftermath of a serious or fatal workplace incident. Paul also provides compliance advice to companies in the manufacturing, energy, transport and education sectors by reviewing the maturity of their safety culture, reporting on comparators and mapping out improvements. As a solicitor-advocate, Paul regularly appears in court on behalf of clients. He also leads the Eversheds Sutherland health and safety training function which assists senior teams maintain good governance in the safety arena.
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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP‘s environment, health and safety team provides global coverage to clients on some of the most high profile and sensitive issues in the sector. As well as this, the team offers a strong expertise in handling non-contentious assurance and compliance work. An internal merger with the investigations and inquiries team has doubled the size of the team and expanded its offering even further. Paul Verrico has recently taken over as team leader and is a fellow of the Institute of Risk and Safety Management. Tim Hill handles high hazard cases for clients within the nuclear, oil, gas, chemical and manufacturing sectors. Solicitors Amy Sadro and Sarah Valentine are both important figures on the team.
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has developed a specialist offering in the market for water utility providers, including the largest UK water utility company. The firm’s lawyers have a diverse range of expertise, including Jane Southworth, who specialises in the chemicals sector, and Tim Hill, who focuses on high-hazard energy chemical and high-risk manufacturing clients. Paul Verrico, head of the firm’s EHS team, has cross-qualified this year as a Chartered Member of IOSH and as a Fellow of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. The firm’s previous head of EHS team, Kevin Elliott, departed the firm in January 2022.
Non-contentious assurance and compliance work are cornerstones of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s environment, health and safety practice. Led by the ‘outstanding market leader’ Paul Verrico, the group also handles major investigations, acting for a variety of international, blue chip and UK clients. Principal associate Philip Crosbie has extensive experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters, leading on serious fatality investigations as well as being instructed on private prosecutions. For expertise in critical compliance projects, senior associate Charlotte Wood is recommended.
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