He also practises in the areas of health and safety, safety aspects of food production and planning and environmental regulation. He has defended numerous cases brought by the Health and Safety Executive on behalf of various county councils e.g. fatal accident of a local authority contractor electrocuted on site. He was instructed in the BSE Inquiry on behalf of the Welsh Office and by the Welsh Assembly Government in the E-coli Inquiry. He has prosecuted and defended the enforcement of planning regulations for and against local authorities and planning inspectors appointed by ministers and has represented the Environment Agency in both criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement proceedings brought in its regulatory role under the Environmental Protection Act 1990.
Furthermore, he has also prosecuted various health and safety matters on behalf of local authorities, such as the Crown Court prosecution, on behalf of Herefordshire CC, of Cadbury Ltd under the European Hygiene of Foodstuffs Regulation and the Food Hygiene (England) Regulations 2006 in respect of an outbreak of salmonella at its factory and appeals against Improvement Notices served under section 21 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, on behalf of the Hertfordshire Fire Authority, following an investigation into a fire at a residential tower block.
Most recently he was instructed by a national building organisation involved in Phase 2 of the ongoing Grenfell Public Inquiry and has advised on complying with requests for the disclosure of documents, the preparation of witness statements and an application for Core Participant Status.