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RPC

Product Liability: Mainly Defendant

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What the team is known for

Well known for its insurance practice, additionally defending distributors and manufacturers against product liability claims. Also advises on a range of regulatory and product recall matters. Active representing clients from a variety of sectors, including chemicals, agriculture and consumer products. Regularly handles cases concerning significant liability exposure, including claims for serious personal injury or fatality. Often defends cross-border claims.

Strengths

Interviewees highlight: "They are a really well-managed and organised team who are able to take a good, collaborative approach to matters."

Notable practitioners

Gavin Reese is a key contact.

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Overview

Our products team in London, Hong Kong and Singapore has earned a reputation for excellence in this field and has secured successful outcomes in the highest profile product liability claims and disputes. We advise clients in relation to claims in jurisdictions across the globe, with insureds involved in the manufacture and export of goods.

Our expertise includes coverage, wordings advice, and monitoring; product recall (safety-crisis management; recall strategy) and we have broad experience, including in life sciences; food technology and manufacturing sectors.

We have advised on coverage issues and have been involved in the international coordination of product recall claims, working with government agencies and PR consultants as part of the response team to handle crisis management.

We help insurers and reinsurers develop new products to respond to emerging risks, working on wordings for use in a range of industries, including food and pharmaceuticals.

Product Liability: Mainly Defendant Department

RPC

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Department location

Tower Bridge House

St Katharine's Way

London

Greater London

UK

E1W 1AA

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