Laura Gillespie - Committee Member

Laura Gillespie

(LL.B. (Hons))

IOSH membership grade:

Member

Why I serve as a Committee Member:

Seeing the personal and legal ramifications of breaches of health & safety, being involved with IOSH at Committee level provides the opportunity to be at the forefront of best practice, developing the fantastic work undertaken by IOSH locally.

My background and experience:

With over 10 years experience as a lawyer, I have significant experience advising clients on managing H&S incidents together with advising on investigations and prosecutions conducted by the HSENI.  As part of the Pinsent Masons health & safety, the largest in the UK, we offer national expertise.

My specialist skills & knowledge:

I specialise in advising clients on H&S investigations and prosecutions.  As part of an incident response team nationally, we provide rapid response to any incident and manage investigations to best advise clients on options, keeping a cool head when clients face a H&S incident.