Zoe McDonnell


  • I specialise in the defence of health and safety and regulatory prosecutions.
  • I advise companies, individuals, public bodies and third sector organisations throughout the course of investigations by the police and regulatory bodies.
  • I attend with individuals at interviews under caution and compelled interviews, providing support at all stages of multi-agency investigations.
  • I regularly undertake advocacy in the Sheriff Courts across Scotland, including Sheriff and Jury trials and Fatal Accident Inquiries.
  • My caseload is varied and clients operate in a range of sectors and industries.
  • I am instructed by those appealing enforcement notices, challenging FFI invoices and regularly instruct Counsel in High Court proceedings.
  • In addition to health and safety and regulatory matters, prior to joining BLM, I gained experience prosecuting and defending a range of cases in the criminal courts.


  • I am a member of the Health & Safety Lawyers Association.

Contact Details

+44 141 307 6701