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DWF's UK product liability practice benefits from its expanding network of offices abroad, including in Singapore, the Middle East and Australia; and notable product liability practitioners in Ireland, Paris and Cologne.
DWF applies sector expertise to a range of product liability claims, including work in the automotive sector, life sciences and the food & drink sector.
The team advises on cutting edge technology and emerging issues, including insurance policy advice relating to drones, autonomous vehicles, novel technology and the Product Liability Directive review.
The team's sources of work continue to increase, with instructions not only from a range of UK insurers and corporates, but from insurers based in the US, Japan and multiple European jurisdictions. They can rely on team members fluent in a range of languages, including French, German, Italian, Spanish, Greek and Dutch; and are experienced in dealing with jurisdiction/choice of law issues.
The product liability team combines expertise in civil liability, recoveries along the supply chain, insurance policy coverage advice, product recall, regulatory experience (from dealing with regulators to advising on labelling and product launch issues) and group litigation/mass tort handling.
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