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Tim Hill, Partner

Tim Hill


Head of EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) team

Practice areas

  • Chemicals
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Health and life sciences
  • Health and safety
  • Industrial engineering
  • Licensing
  • Transport

Practice notes

Tim is a Partner in the Eversheds’ Global Corporate Compliance Group. He specialises in the defence of criminal regulatory matters, including fatalities and corporate manslaughter, health and safety issues, environmental law, product safety, trading standards and road traffic cases. He also leads on safety compliance matters.

Tim's recent experience includes: acting for various chemical and energy sector clients during Competent Authority inspections and investigations; acting for a local authority following a fatal accident involving a piece of inflatable artwork in which two members of the public were tragically killed; acting for an international chemical company following a significant explosion at their plant; representing a national construction company in a Coroner's Inquest and subsequent HSE investigation; acting for a pharmaceutical company following a fatal incident at their manufacturing plant; acting for an NHS Trust after a patient in the community killed a charity worker; acting for a national energy company after an offshore helicopter crash involving seven fatalities; acting for a number of international clients in relation to CE marking and product safety issues.

His environmental experience includes defence of pollution and waste offences, challenges to and appeals against statutory notices, packaging waste and civil claims. Tim has advised Waste and Chemical sector clients on the preparation and submission of Appeals against a breach or refusal of a Pollution Prevention and Control ("PPC") Permit, and on the impact of European legislation on their businesses.

Tim has extensive experience of all areas of regulatory law and criminal procedure in the Magistrates' and Crown Courts, as well as crisis management, regulatory compliance, investigation and enforcement. He is also a Solicitor Advocate with rights of audience in the Higher Criminal Courts.

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