Peter James


  • I am Head of the Safety, Health and Envioronment team in London.
  • Spanning over more than 20 years, my experience is in dealing with investigations and prosecutions by the police and regulators following fatal and serious accidents at the workplace and involving members of the public.
  • I represent large organisations, SMEs, directors and senior managers involved in many areas of industry as well as charities, care homes and schools and colleges.
  • I regularly represent companies and individuals at high profile inquests.
  • I am experienced in conference and other platform-speaking on health and safety topics, in addition to providing training for clients at internal seminars and workshops


  • Health and Safety Lawyers Association

Contact Details

+44 20 7029 4203


Peter James is a doyen of the Health and Safety insurers’ world. Charming, easy to work with and there’s very little about Health and Safety that he doesn’t know! Tactically astute, he has a quiet and confident calm in his approach to all his cases.

Legal 500 2021

Peter James - "He is knowledgeable, experienced and has dealt with some of the best cases that we get in this field. He's very well regarded." "He has a good tactical eye to identify issues at an early stage."

Chambers & Partners 2021

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