Regulatory and Business Crime

Legal Studio has extensive experience in Regulatory and Business Crime

Whoever the regulator, whatever the sector, an investigation or prosecution could cost you and your company dearly. You will need expert advice from the outset to mitigate your business’s exposure, understand regulatory compliance, reduce the damage to your commercial and public reputation and minimise stress. Legal Studio can assist you in dealing with any matter relating to regulatory and business crime.

Legal Studio has experience in:
  • Identifying directors’ duties and liabilities (corporate manslaughter and homicide, gross negligence manslaughter);
  • The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013;
  • Immediate support following a major incident including on-site attendance;
  • Improvement and Prohibition Notices (compliance/ appeals);
  • In-house privileged accident investigations;
  • Learning lessons and implementing new procedures;
  • HSE, EA and Local Authority Investigation support; and
  • Representation during interviews under caution or written responses.


  • Environmental regulations;
  • Health and Safety compliance;
  • Product Liability;
  • Food safety and standards;
  • Transport regulations;
  • Trading Standards compliance;
  • Bribery and corruption;
  • Internal systems and controls; and
  • Other Regulatory non-compliance.


  • Guide you through the process in a practical and commercial way;
  • Provide advice on legal duties, liabilities, penalties and defences;
  • Audit internal systems;
  • Set out which regulations, legislation and guidelines affect your business and how best to handle them;
  • Focus on resolving any investigation or prosecution as quickly and economically as possible;
  • Advise on funding options;
  • Represent your business at interview or in court; and
  • Liaise with your insurers or arrange separate representation for your shareholders, directors or employees if it becomes necessary. 
  • Defend your business against alleged regulatory breaches from the HSE, Environment Agency Trading Standards, Food Standards Agency, and other regulators;
  • Advance relevant defences at the earliest stage;
  • Robustly prepare for proceedings; and 
  • Help with your reputation management.

What do we cost?

We take a flexible approach to our costs; and the fee structure of each instruction is case-specific. 

We are more than happy to discuss our costs options on an informal basis.