The business world is becoming an increasingly regulated place. Whether environmental law, health and safety or other regulations, it’s important your business stays compliant.

We provide advice and support to clients across a range of industries, with particular expertise in the construction, mining, agriculture and manufacturing sectors.

Our safety and environmental lawyers offer businesses a range of services, including:

  • Advice on regulatory compliance
  • Consultancy on the potential liabilities of business transactions
  • Training on your duties as a business, or as an individual
  • Advice and representation if you are facing an investigation or prosecution
  • Reputation management following an investigation or prosecution

How Irwin Mitchell Can Help Your Business

We have experience acting in high profile disputes with regulators, as well as providing solution-focused, commercial advice to manage potential liabilities.

You can expect a highly responsive service from our dedicated team, as well as benefitting from our:

  • Commercial focus
    Our team has a strong commercial sense – we aim to find ways to get projects moving, while protecting your business’s interests and reputation
  • Experienced advice
    We have acted in many high profile cases, and have experience helping businesses of all sizes
  • National network of offices
    We have a team of lawyers, spread throughout the UK. Because of our size we can quickly respond to any request – no matter how big or urgent
  • Full Service
    Irwin Mitchell is a full service law firm, meaning that we offer a comprehensive range of legal services under a single umbrella

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

Testimonials & Client Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

"Expertise advising clients on compliance with Europe-wide regulatory changes such as GDPR."

Chambers & Partners, 2022

"Depth of experience. IM have worked on many of the major fraud, financial services, cartel and money laundering cases and done so to an exceptionally high standard."

Legal 500, 2022

"A dynamic team with a broad skillset, particularly when assisting those that are the subject of regulatory investigation."

Legal 500, 2022

We Work Nationally

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

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Awards & Accreditation

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

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