Hayley is a specialist regulatory criminal defence solicitor advising companies, directors and individuals on all aspects of regulatory compliance across a range of sectors including retail, food, manufacturing and construction.

Her extensive experience includes advising on investigations and prosecutions in areas as diverse as corporate and gross negligence manslaughter; health and safety; fire safety; inquests; food safety and labelling; waste management and environmental matters; trading standards; advertising compliance; product safety and recall. 

Hayley is acutely aware of the issues of brand/reputational risk and advises at all stages of the criminal investigation including crisis management; interviews under caution; appeals against enforcement notices and conducts her own advocacy in the criminal and Coroners’ courts.

Hayley provides robust and pragmatic advice. She benefits from having experience of prosecuting on behalf of government authorities and private prosecutors, giving her a great insight into the different considerations from 'both sides of the fence'.

Hayley is an active member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association and Food Law Group. Hayley regularly speaks at public events including annual IOSH events. Hayley is the co-author of the Health and Safety chapter in leading textbook Consumer and Trading Standards: Law and Practice.  

Hayley is praised in the legal directories and ranked locally and nationally as a Leading Individual. 


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