Nicholas Beech

Special Counsel

Qualifications: BEc/LLB

Industries

Practices

Nicholas Beech is a dispute resolution lawyer with specialist skills in occupational health and safety law. He has a particular focus on risk management, incident management, inquiries, incident related litigation, due diligence advice and awareness and prevention matters.

Organisations regularly call on Nick to urgently assist with all aspects of managing the response to workplace deaths and serious incidents from undertaking investigations and dealing with regulators through to defending prosecutions. He has presented to many company boards on their work health and safety duties and the proposed implementation of the new modernised laws, published an article on the introduction of industrial manslaughter laws across Australia and guidance material on the new Western Australian WHS Laws.

Professional Membership

  • Law Society of Western Australia

Latest thinking

Employment & Workplace Relations | 30 Nov 2021

New WA debarment regime: consequences for suppliers that contravene WHS and employment duties

In what the Western Australian Government is claiming as an ‘Australian-first’, a new supplier debarment regime will commence on 1 January 2022.