Expertise

Priscilla has acquired breadth of experience dealing with regulatory and corporate crime matters. Priscilla regularly represents clients under investigation or facing enforcement proceedings brought by the Health and Safety Executive, Fire and Rescue Service, Local Authorities and Trading Standards. 

Priscilla's background in criminal defence means she is well equipped to provide clients with insight into key issues from the early stages of an investigation right through to proceedings in the magistrates court' and Crown Court. 

Priscilla has also attained experience in relation to inquests and public inquiries. 

Priscilla advises clients across a variety of industry sectors including construction, engineering, health and social care, manufacturing and retail. She has acted on behalf of SMEs to national corporations. 

Priscilla also provides compliance advice and undertakes due diligence on corporate transactions in relation to health and safety issues.

Priscilla has spent time on secondment at a FTSE 100 company with clothing, food and homeware divisions. Priscilla has gained experience dealing with a range of compliance and regulatory issues unique to the retail sector such as:

  • food safety, standards and hygiene;
  • health and nutrition claims;
  • packaging and labelling;
  • pricing and promotions; and
  • product safety and recalls
Testimonials

"Erin Shoesmith and Priscilla Addo-Quaye brought real clarity and honesty to our cause and gave us real confidence that we had engaged a best in class team that personally cared about our business and the outcome of our particular challenge"
(Legal 500 2019)

"Brilliant at eliciting the trust of her clients and managing complex cases"
(Legal 500 2017)

Professional memberships
  • Law Society Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme
  • Health and Safety Lawyers' Association (HSLA)
Education
  • Lancaster University BA (Hons) Psychology and Criminology 1st Class
  • College of Law Birmingham, GDL and LPC
  • Year qualified - 2012