A bit about me

Regulatory law spans both civil and criminal law, and the variety of clients who I act for reflects that breadth – all businesses are affected in some way. My experience has been with global blue-chip corporates right through to SMEs and their directors and senior managers, who are being investigated or prosecuted for breaches of health, safety and environmental legislation, including fatal incidents.

My focus is entirely on my client and what they need, so I work as part of their team and make sure that I explore all avenues to support them – whether they are in heavy industry, retail, charities, insurance, property development or finance. Making sure that every client is ready to deal with the legal and non-legal issues that arise when an incident occurs is a key part of my job.

Outside work, I’m a keen runner and I play guitar in a charity covers band.

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If you have an incident in your business – don’t panic – stay calm, rationalise and engage specialists at your earliest convenience to assist you

Lean into a situation rather than thinking it will go away

Let us be your trusted advisors: regulatory lawyers are especially great at dealing with a vast range of legal and non-legal issues and providing you with sound counsel.

I have had a workplace incident – can you help me?

Yes – we deal with workplace incidents very regularly. If you have an incident we are just a call away and we will provide you with immediate advice and then arrange to be with you at your site as soon as possible and help you deal with any regulatory investigations.

Should I take breaches of health and safety regulations seriously?

Yes, very much so – health and safety offences are in the main criminal matters and, depending on the facts of the incident, they may lead to six or seven figure fines and/or custodial sentences for individuals who are prosecuted.

How much will it cost me to use you?

It is vitally important to know that defence legal costs may be recoverable (in full or in part) from your insurer, depending on your policy coverage and usually depending on prompt notification of the incident.

As your insurer is precluded by law from imposing its choice of lawyer (normally from its panel) on you in criminal cases, it may well be that my legal fees are covered by your insurance policy in certain circumstances.

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Hear what our clients say about our Partner Kamal Chauhan

Regulatory training by legal expert welcomed

Kamal Chauhan was happy to share his expertise with warehouse managers and staff at Poundland Ltd, so...

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