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Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Product Liability: Mainly Defendant

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What the team is known for

An experienced team known for defending product liability claims, particularly in the technology, and food and drink sectors. Assists clients with product safety matters, including risk assessment, regulatory compliance, pre-launch auditing and product recalls. Particularly adept at representing large corporations, including household-name retailers and manufacturers. Strong bench of both criminal and civil litigators.

Strengths

Clients say: "They understand the clients' needs and have very good tactical and strategic nous."

Sources say: "They have the infrastructure and tactical sense to support litigation."

Work highlights

Acted for Sainsbury's in TCC proceedings concerning defective parts in refrigeration systems across stores in England and Wales.

Notable practitioners

Cecile Burgess is highly regarded for her representation in single-plaintiff and multiparty claims, with experience handling cases with cross-border elements. She frequently advises clients from the cosmetic, retail and consumer goods sectors.
"She has a very thorough and sensitive approach to cases and handles them brilliantly."

Louisa Caswell 's practice encompasses an impressive breadth of product liability and safety matters for clients in the automotive, retail and beverage spaces.
"A heavyweight practitioner with commercial judgement." "She's a strong leader and people look to her for expertise and guidance."

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Overview

Please visit the Addleshaw Goddard website to find out more about our work in this area: https://www.addleshawgoddard.com/en/specialisms/dispute-resolution/product-safety/

Product Liability: Mainly Defendant Department

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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Milton Gate

60 Chiswell Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 4AG

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Product Liability: Mainly Defendant


Cecile Burgess
Star Associates
Louisa Caswell
Band 3