Henderson Chambers

Geraint Webb QC

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Practice Areas

Commercial, product liability, life sciences, environmental, major property damage, industrial disease, sale of goods/services, professional indemnity, insurance and arbitration. Particular emphasis on group actions/mass tort claims. Extensive product liability, product safety and recall experience across a wide range of sectors. Life sciences product liability includes unitary and group action pharmaceutical (including birth defect claims) and medical device claims (PIP, pacemakers, metal-on-metal implants, blood contamination etc). Food/drink contamination claims include Benzene Litigation, Para Red, Sudan 1. Extensive experience of environmental damage claims (especially petrochemical and extractive industries) arising in various jurisdictions. Property damage claims include major explosions/fires/failures in factories, power stations, oil depots, ships etc. Particular experience of cross-border and jurisdiction disputes, including parent company/overseas subsidiary claims. Insurance coverage disputes. International arbitrations under ICA, ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA etc. Further details on Henderson Chambers' website: http://www.hendersonchambers.co.uk

Career

Christ Church, Oxford (BA - 1st Class), Exhibitioner, Princess Royal Scholar. Called to the Bar 1995, CEDR accredited mediator (2000). QC 2013.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR, LCLCBA, PIBA, ARDL.