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Shoosmiths LLP

APEX PLAZA, FORBURY ROAD, READING, RG1 1SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 868800
Fax:
Fax 03700 868801
DX:
117879 (APEX PLAZA)
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Philip Ryan

Tel:
Work 03700 868915
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Regulatory

Position

Phil is an experienced compliance and business defence lawyer specialising in a range of regulated areas from health and safety to environmental, and from product liability to food. He advises a range of clients on their compliance with red tape, including; ABF, BAT, VW Group, GAME and IKEA. Phil successfully defended six investigations into three global white goods manufacturers by the National Measurement Office regarding energy labelling – no action taken; advising a leading global manufacturer on a fraud investigation and environmental compliance issues, following the acquisition of a competitor business; leading defence team on a corporate manslaughter case listed for trial in October 2014; recently concluded a long running product liability investigation for an international retailer following the fatal strangulation of a child; advising a leading travel company on compliance with ATOL, ABTA and lATA regulations and registrations. He also advises on responses to ASA complaints; advising two manufacturers and a commercial retailer on consumer retail launches in the UK; advising a leading electrical products manufacturer and ‘brand’ in relation to its packaging and labelling globally.

Career

Trained and qualified (2003) at DLA Piper; Berwin Leighton Paisner; associate Shoosmiths 2008; partner 2013.

Languages

French.

Member

HSLA; Food Law Group.

Education

Ampleforth College, York; Manchester University (2000 Lib English Law and French Law (Hons); Nottingham Law School (2001 LPC).

Leisure

Skiing, rugby, golf, cars, wine and fine food.


London: Insurance

Product liability: defendant

Within: Product liability: defendant

Shoosmiths LLP's team handles compliance and non-contentious matters; regulatory enforcement, investigation and prosecution; and product recalls and any resulting civil disputes. The department, which is led by Birmingham-based Alex Bishop and Roy Tozer, acts for manufacturers and retailers from a variety of sectors, with noteworthy experience in the automotive space. Other names to note are Philip Ryan and Paul Eccles in the Thames Valley office, Charles Arrand in Milton Keynes and senior associate Richard Marshall, who is based in Manchester.

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South East: Human resources

Health and safety

Within: Leading individuals

Philip Ryan - Shoosmiths LLP

Within: Health and safety

Shoosmiths LLP is best known for its top tier expertise in assisting with non-contentious health and safety issues as well as undertaking defence and prosecution work. 'A star in this area of law'  Charles Arrand advises corporations on regulations, investigations, prosecutions and other enforcement actions. Specialist compliance and criminal defence lawyer, Philip Ryan maintains a varied client base in the automotive, construction, consumer goods, retail, manufacturing, and life sciences sectors.

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