Natalie Puce

Experience

  • I represent a broad range of customers from the corporate and public sectors, I also represent both individuals and organisations on effective response to police and regulatory authority's investigations and prosecutions.
  • I advise on many fatal/serious accidents and provide support in the immediate aftermath, advising on the regulators' powers and investigation, commencing an investigation and advising on all stages thereafter to include options in respect of interviews under caution.
  • I advise on plea and prepare cases for court, both plea and mitigation hearings and trials.
  • I represent customers’ interests at many inquests, including complex Article 2 inquests.
  • I deliver training to customers on emergency response, inquest and what to expect during a regulatory investigation
     

Membership/appointments

  • Health & Safety Lawyers Association

Significant Cases

  • Being involved in the high profile HSE investigation of Merlin Entertainments following the incident on the Smiler roller coaster in June 2015. No action was taken against our client.
  • Instructed to represent a driver prosecuted for an offence of causing death by careless driving. The case involved a vehicle transporter which collided with a mother and her young daughter. Ultimately the driver entered a guilty plea on a basis and received a suspended sentence.
  • Instructed to represent and advise an organisation in relation to an HSE investigation and inquest following the death of an elderly hospital patient from legionella. Following the inquest, no further action was taken by the HSE.
  • Instructed to represent a Church in an investigation by a Local Authority after a member of the congregation and volunteer was electrocuted whilst fixing a cross and light fitting to the wall of the Church.  We also represented the Church at the inquest the Local Authority confirmed it would not be taking further action following its investigation.
     

Contact Details


+44 161 838 3998
natalie.puce@blmlaw.com
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Testimonials


Great judgement and communication skills

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Very smart, hardworking and accessible

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