John Doherty > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
125 WOOD STREET
LONDON
EC2V 7AW
England

Work Department

Commercial dispute resolution.

Position

John is a partner in the commercial dispute resolution department, specialising in product liability, EU competition, regulation and judicial review. Important cases John has advised on include a challenge to the constitutionality of an EU Directive concerning tobacco advertising, which was litigated successfully before the House of Lords and European Court of Justice. Advice and assistance is regularly provided to multinational consumer products manufacturers and distributors on product safety issues (including recalls) and compliance with product labelling and advertising requirements. He has particular experience working with companies from the Americas region.

Career

Trained Lovells; qualified 1998; partner in 2008, Penningtons Manches.

Languages

Spanish

Memberships

Human Rights Lawyers Association; Administrative Law Bar Association.

Education

Finchley Catholic High School, (1981-87); Middlesex University, LLB (Hons) (1995); College of Law, London, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (1996).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Insurance > Product liability: defendant

The product liability team at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is known to work for large multinationals on a range of contentious and non-contentious compliance matters. Particularly, the team does work within the automotive, retail, life sciences, technology and food and drink sectors. Team head John Doherty is experienced in handling EU product safety and regulatory requirement matters. Elise Bevan is a specialist in transvaginal mesh claims on behalf of claimants and Lisa Page provides regulatory advice on medical devices.