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Baker McKenzie

Product Liability: Mainly Defendant

1 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Global firm adept at representing multinational corporations on the full range of product liability work. Regularly defends large-scale claims alleging product defects and safety issues, as well as advising on associated reputation and crisis management issues. Also provides advice on regulatory challenges and enforcement actions to manufacturing clients. Additional expertise advising on product safety and labelling issues, and offers expertise handling product recalls.

Strengths

Sources comment: "They benefit from their international footprint and have a good range across different sectors."

Work highlights

Advised Mattel on product safety matters concerning an inclined sleeper product across 30 countries.

Notable practitioners

John Leadley advises cosmetic and technology manufacturers in relation to large-scale and high-profile product disputes involving both consumer products. Many of the claims he handles are multi-jurisdictional in nature.

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Product Liability: Mainly Defendant


John C Leadley
Band 2