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Product Liability: Mainly Claimant - UK-wide
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Bozena specialises in product liability group actions. She has developed specific expertise in defective medical devices, having led group claims against the manufacturers of various hip replacement components. Bozena is also an expert in pharmaceuticals claims, including claims on behalf of Parkinson’s disease patients who developed pathological behaviour as a result of dopamine agonist drugs used to control their symptoms. She is acting for charities dealing with those affected by the Sodium Valporate (Epilim) in respect of the ground breaking report; First Do No Harm. Bozena is currently joint lead solicitor in group litigation on behalf owners of vehicles affected by the VW and Daimler emissions scandals. Bozena is also acting on behalf of investors in the failed Woodford Equity Income Fund.
Trained at Amhurst Brown Colombotti and remained with this firm as an assistant in the commercial/civil litigation department. Joined Leigh Day in 1997, and was made a partner in 2003. Elected head of consumer law and product safety department in April 2018.