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Rachel Warren

Legal Director

Rachel specialises in regulatory and financial crime.

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About

Rachel specialises in regulatory and financial crime.  She acts for clients investigated or prosecuted by regulators such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Trading Standards, Local Authorities; Fire Authorities and the Environment Agency. She also acts for professionals and individuals under investigation or prosecuted for financial crime such as fraud, and has longstanding expertise in professional discipline and Coroners’ Inquests.

Rachel is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Acting for a national retailer prosecuted by a Local Authority for a number of health and safety offences.

  • Acting for a construction company and its director at trial in the Crown Court. Both were prosecuted by the HSE for breaches of the CDM Regulations 2015 and other health and safety offences

  • Advising a luxury retailer following the imposition of a prohibition notice by the HSE on a construction site

  • Acting for a manufacturer in inquest proceedings following an electrocution in the workplace

  • Acting for a national online business prosecuted by Trading Standards for offences relating to health and nutrition claims

  • Acting for the Director of a business subject to contempt of court proceedings brought by Trading Standards

Recognition

  • Chambers-2024-Rachel-Warren
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  • uk-next-generation-partner-2024
  • uk-next-generation-partner-2022

Our thinking

  • Stewart Hey, Hugh Gunson and Rachel Warren write for Solicitor's Journal on the cum-cum scandal

    Stewart Hey

    In The Press

  • Stewart Hey, Hugh Gunson and Rachel Warren write for Solicitors Journal on the cum-ex scandal

    Stewart Hey

    In The Press

  • Is the tide turning on environmental regulation? Assessing the future impact of the OEP

    Rachel Warren

    Insights

  • A warning to all businesses: significant fine underscores the importance of maintaining workplace Health & Safety

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

  • Will Health and Safety reporting and investigation requirements change following Ruth Perry's death?

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

  • Duty to protect in public locations: Martyn’s Law draft bill published

    Rachel Warren

    Insights

  • Two workers topple into a vat of chocolate (and how the English Courts fine for health and safety offences)

    Rachel Warren

    Quick Reads

  • New HSE statistics for work-related ill health published

    Rachel Warren

    Quick Reads

  • People & Places – What will the next ten years of Health & Safety enforcement look like?

    Rachel Warren

    Insights

  • Financier Worldwide quotes Rachel Warren on the UK’s Economic Crime Act

    Rachel Warren

    In The Press

  • June dust up in construction?

    David Savage

    Quick Reads

  • Magistrates' power to impose prison sentences doubled to tackle court backlog

    Rachel Warren

    Quick Reads

  • Rachel Warren writes for People Management on how businesses should deal with sexual misconduct allegations

    Rachel Warren

    In The Press

  • Property Patter: Navigating the complexities of Pharmacy Property

    Rachel Warren

    Podcasts

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