With unique legal, engineering, scientific and regulatory experience, Greg Ryan Solicitors provides expert high quality preventative, protective, advisory and litigation services to Irish businesses seeking added-value specialist Health & Safety, Environmental Protection, Fire Safety, Product Liability and Corporate Crime legal services.
Health & Safety, Environmental Protection, Fire Safety and Product Liability law are complex systems of statutory regulation affecting all businesses.
Maintaining regulatory compliance will protect the business.
Protecting the Business
Protect the business against avoidable, fraudulent or vexatious accident at work claims.
Prosecution for breaches of health and safety and other regulatory law are considered to be corporate crimes and can attract substantial fines and potential imprisonment.
The Business Case
Without doubt, the financial costs to business together with damage to personal and commercial reputation following accidents, incidents, regulatory enforcement or criminal prosecution can be significant.
Strategically managing Health & Safety risks will assist business in reducing Employer Liability and Public Liability insurance costs.
We provide expert advisory, litigation and advocacy services in the highly regulated and technically complex areas of:
Health & Safety at work and Regulatory Compliance;
Machinery & Work Equipment;
Process Engineering & Technology;
Accidents at work and near-miss investigations;
Exposure to chemicals and biological agents;
Loss prevention and proactive claims management;
Related areas of Employment law; and
Disciplinary investigations and proceedings.
Our Clients are provided with: –
Solid legal advice in preparing, updating and implementing compliant statutory Health & Safety Management Systems and supporting contractual documentation to protect the business and prevent future accidents, claims and losses.
Confidential legal advice relating to personal injury claims management and loss prevention audits relating to workplace accidents and investigations;
Risk and Technical Due Diligence studies for private and corporate Clients involved in mergers and acquisitions.
Assistance in the preparation of legally compliant contractual documentation relating to the purchase of new products, process equipment and technologies;
‘Competent person’ advices on the appointment of statutory Health and Safety professionals and contractors.
Benefits to Clients
Immediate access to our technico-legal expertise at all times and especially following product or process technology failures, accidents, dangerous occurrences or Health & Safety Authority (HSA) regulatory intervention, investigations or prosecution.
Solution-driven legal advices and specialist technical expertise are underpinned by high level science and technology qualifications, manufacturing, engineering and HSA regulatory experience.
In supporting Clients undertaking failure and causation analysis for risk exposure, we can assist in identifying sub-standard, misleading or negligent advices.
Personal Injury – Accidents at Work
In certain circumstances we may act for private Clients, who are not employees of our corporate Clients, who have suffered personal injury from workplace accidents or who may have suffered personal injury from Slips, Trips and Falls etc. as a result of Third Party negligence, or through Road Traffic Accidents.
Such Clients will benefit from our expert legal, technical and health & safety qualifications and experience.
Please make contact with us directly for further information.