Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Litigation: Product Liability Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Experienced product liability practice noted for its experience in a wide array of fields, with an emphasis on pharmaceuticals, consumer products and the auto and aviation sectors. Also advises governmental agencies and standards organisations. Adept at handling individual claims as well as class proceedings, in addition to providing broader advice on liability issues related to product malfunction and risk management.

Strengths The team is described as "brilliant, efficient and co-ordinated" by clients, who add: "We receive clear advice and guidance," as well as "a good assessment on the actions to be taken."

Work highlights Represented Henkels & McCoy in defence of a claim brought by Altalink relating to allegations of a failed powerline transmission component.

Notable practitioners

Peter Henein, chair of the firm's product liability practice, is a key contact for clients.