Peter James


  • I am Head of the Safety, Health and Environment 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 very experienced in this field and he is very good with clients. He is very good, very thorough, he knows the regulatory arena inside and out and he is a good technician.’

Chambers and Partners 2022 - Health & Safety (UK-wide)

‘Peter James: leads from the front. Great tactician, commands loyalty and respect with his team. Provides outstanding reassurance to his clients.'

Legal 500 2022 - Crime: General

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