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Malcolm Galloway

Call 1992

‘He’s a great jury advocate, who is very, very personable and extremely sharp’
(Chambers & Partners)

Malcolm Galloway, described by the directories as ‘a great jury advocate, who is very, very personable and extremely sharp’ is an accomplished jury advocate practicing in regulatory law. He is recognised as a leading individual in the areas of Health and Safety, defending in Environmental Prosecutions and Inquests.  He is regularly instructed in complex and high profile health and safety investigations including Gross Negligence Manslaughter, Corporate Manslaughter and frequently appears in long inquests forming part of an investigation by the HSE.

Presently representing clients in both the Grenfell Fire Inquiry and the prosecution arising from the Bosley Mill explosion, it is no surprise that he appears  in the directories for both Health and Safety and Environmental Crime where it is said:

His thorough preparation for a detailed and complex matter was impressive, and his approach with a very vulnerable client was absolutely perfect – he managed to gain the client’s trust very quickly, which was not easy. I look forward to working with him again.”

a heavyweight advocate, who is robust when required with clients and opponents

Has excellent technical knowledge and is faultless in his case preparation.”

His client care is second to none and he is the top junior for environmental prosecutions

He is instructed by high profile clients including DHL, Mitchells & Butlers plc, Stannah lifts, Bureau Veritas, Flybe, Electricity North West, UK Mail, Hilton Hotels, Wagamama, Brains Brewery, Ascot Racecourse, South Wales Police, South West Water, Thames Water and Northumbrian Water. His other clients include International Logistic Companies, Care Homes, Hotels, High Street Restaurant Chains, Supermarkets and Transport Companies.

COVID.19 – In 2018 Malcolm successfully defended, with John Cooper QC, the first prosecution brought as a result of a norovirus outbreak (https://www.devonlive.com/news/toby-carvery-not-blame-exeter-2467448 ). He has used that knowledge and experience during the present pandemic, to give detailed advise to companies and individuals and is frequently called upon to provide his views through webinars and publications.

In 2012 he was appointed a Crown Court Recorder (part time judge) on the Western Circuit.

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Recommendations


“Has excellent technical knowledge and is faultless in his case preparation.”

Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018

“He has excellent client skills and management of expectations.”

Legal 500, 2017

“A heavyweight advocate, who is robust when required with clients and opponents.”

Legal 500, 2017

“An excellent criminal law barrister in relation to environmental, health and safety work”

Chambers & Partners

“His client care is second to none and he is the top junior for environmental prosecutions”

Legal 500

‘He’s got a very good tactical insight”

‘He’s a great jury advocate, who is very, very personable and extremely sharp’

Chambers and Partners

“A robust advocate and a good team player”

Legal 500


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