Lee HughesCall To The Bar: 2006
Lee advises clients in health and safety, fire safety, general crime (including POCA), environmental, trading standards (including food and consumer protection), fraud, road traffic and professional disciplinary cases. Lee accepts instructions in licensing matters. These areas of law are very much complementary, allowing Lee to draw on expertise in one area of practice to inform his work in another, to the benefit of the client.
Lee has been instructed in matters of national significance, including the Gosport Independent Panel Review and a Public Inquiry following a fire involving multiple fatalities. Lee provides corporate support to solicitors who require assistance with due diligence and litigation, including document review, witness familiarisation and risk advice.
Lee is a member of the following practice teams in Chambers: Health & Safety; Business Crime and Financial Regulation; Regulatory; Criminal Law; Inquests; and, Professional Discipline.
He is authorised to represent members of the public under the ‘Public Access’ scheme. Lee is a Level 2 CPS prosecutor for general crime and is a Level 2 prosecutor on the CPS Specialist Panel Serious Crime Group list. He is also a member of the Health and Safety Executive’s independent Disputes Panel for Fee for Intervention (FFI).
Prior to joining Lincoln House, Lee worked as a solicitor in some of the most highly regarded health and safety and regulatory crime teams in the country. His practice was strengthened by his academic achievements, obtaining a Distinction in a Master’s Degree in Health and Safety and Environmental Law in 2012, and a First in a Fire Safety Law postgraduate course in 2013. He was recommended by Legal 500 for his health and safety work as a solicitor, most recently in 2017.