Our cross departmental team advise on all aspects of health and safety law including both statutory and common law obligations. The team is composed of members from our Commercial Property, Employment and Litigation and Dispute Resolution teams thus offering a broad range of expertise and experience.

We have experience of advising clients on a wide range of health and safety issues including in defence of criminal prosecutions. This experience spans a number of sectors including construction, manufacturing, waste disposal, energy, healthcare, transport and security. Our clients span both the private and public sectors.

We advise both employers on their duties and obligations and have represented clients in prosecutions and enforcement actions, assisting and advising on risk assessments and safety statements.


Our services:

  • Health and Safety legislation
  • Employer and employee obligations
  • Incidents and accidents, including in respect of civil and criminal liability
  • Representing parties in claims for bullying, stress and harassment
  • Advising and acting in defence of civil liability claims
  • Undertaking due diligence exercises for both purchasers and vendors in corporate acquisitions
  • Bespoke training sessions at board, senior management and general employee level in particular in relation to Bullying and Harassment


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‘Flynn O’Driscoll have a unique setup to allow them to work with both small and large clients.

Legal 500 EMEA 2020

'The Team at FOD provide a personal and focused service to their clients. They are attuned to the needs of the clients as they ensure they develop a strong knowledge of the client’s own business and circumstances, which allows them to provide practical and timely advice to their clients on all matters pertaining to the legal issues that are affecting them. This personal, timely and focused service, serves their clients well in the fast-moving corporate world we live in today.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2021

‘The team at Flynn O’Driscoll approach every assignment I have worked with them on in a very practical, commercial and business-focused way. This has led to better outcomes for clients as the advice and guidance is centred on the end result and desired outcomes. This approach is underpinned by a highly technical and sector knowledgeable team of individuals that bring their input at the right time in a seamless manner.’

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

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