UK UK-wide Product Liability: Mainly Defendant
- Trevor J E DaviesKennedys
- Jonathan Isted Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
- Kate A Corby Baker McKenzie
- Katie Chandler Taylor Wessing
- Matthew Felwick Hogan Lovells
- Sarah Croft Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
- Valerie Kenyon Hogan Lovells
- David KidmanSimmons & Simmons LLP
- Howard WatsonHerbert Smith Freehills
- Philip A PfefferHerbert Smith Freehills
- Richard MatthewsEversheds Sutherland
1Freshfields Bruckhaus DeringerProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 1 |Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is highly regarded for its proficiency in handling substantial group actions, including those with cross-border elements. The firm is well versed in handling claims for key clients from a range of sectors including the automotive, scientific and technology industries. It is also adept at providing advice and support to clients on product safety, recall and regulation, with notable expertise in novel areas including AI and autonomous vehicles. The team offers strong complementary expertise in environmental claims. 1Hogan LovellsProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 1 |Hogan Lovells has a market-leading product liability practice servicing clients in a broad array of sectors and jurisdictions. It handles large-scale contentious work and is a regular fixture in complex and high-profile automotive, telecommunications and tobacco related cases. The firm offers additional expertise in regulatory matters. It also counts among its clients a number of household-name technology and retail companies. Its extensive global reach allows for deft handling of cross-border claims.
- KennedysProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 1
2Addleshaw Goddard LLPProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 2 |Addleshaw Goddard houses an experienced team known for defending product liability claims, particularly in the pharmaceutical and food and drink sectors. The firm assists clients with product safety matters, including risk assessment, regulatory compliance, pre-launch auditing and product recalls. It is particularly adept at representing large corporations, including household-name retailers and manufacturers. . 2Baker McKenzieProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 2 |Baker McKenzie is a global firm adept at representing multinational corporations on the full range of product liability work. The firm regularly defends large-scale claims alleging product defects and safety issues, as well as advising on associated reputation and crisis management issues. It also provides advice on regulatory challenges and enforcement actions to manufacturing clients. The team has additional expertise advising on product safety and labelling issues, and offers expertise handling product recalls. 2Cooley LLPProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 2 |The team at Cooley is capable of advising on the full spectrum of product liability matters. The firm acts for an enviable roster of leading technology companies, as well as clients from the automotive and consumer product spheres. It is well equipped to handle multiparty litigation, product recall and regulatory matters, and also called upon to advise at the policy level.
- Herbert Smith FreehillsProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 2
3Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLPProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 3 |Shook, Hardy & Bacon is regularly engaged on large-scale international disputes and also adopts an advisory role for a number of multinational corporations. It has expertise in a variety of areas including tobacco and the automotive sector. The firm offers clients significant international expertise, covering Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. It has a strong record of acting for manufacturers on both sides of the Atlantic, with a client base among major insurers and retailers.
- DAC Beachcroft LLPProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 3
4Clyde & Co LLPProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 4 |Clyde & Co houses a strong team capable of advising on a wide range of product liability matters. The firm routinely handles disputes for clients from a diverse range of sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, automotive and retail. It is known particularly for its adept representation of insurers. It advises clients during multi-jurisdictional litigation, as well as on contamination and product recall issues. 4RPCProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 4 |RPC is well known for its insurance practice, which includes defending distributors and manufacturers against product liability claims. It also advises on a range of regulatory and product recall matters. The firm is active representing clients from a variety of sectors, including chemicals, agriculture and consumer products. It regularly handles cases concerning significant liability exposure, including claims for serious personal injury or fatality, and often defends cross-border claims. 4Taylor WessingProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 4 |Taylor Wessing operates a successful product liability practice covering a range of matters, including multi-jurisdictional litigation and product recalls in addition to compliance and regulatory work. Its work pertains to a broad spread of sectors including technology, life sciences and automotive, as well as claims regarding consumer goods.
- DWFProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 4
- Eversheds SutherlandProduct Liability: Mainly Defendant2024 | Band 4