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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

BRIDGEWATER PLACE, WATER LANE, LEEDS, LS11 5DR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 498 4994
DX:
12027 LEEDS-27
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Peter Shervington

Tel:
Work +44 113 200 4043
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

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Peter Shervington is a Principal Associate with specialist experience in product liability, including litigation arising from alleged product defects, management of recalls and mitigation of product risks. He acts for major industrial clients including automotive OEMs and Tier 1/Tier 2 suppliers, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and tech businesses. Recent experience includes:

• defending an automotive manufacturer in a major, £multi-million cross border dispute arising from a fatal accident
• advising on numerous recalls from white goods, construction products and vehicles to connected devices
• advising automotive clients on management of legal risks arising from EV and driverless technology
• acting for clients faced with multiple claims arising from the PIP breast implant scandal
Peter’s work is increasingly focussed on helping clients manage safety risks before problems occur, through compliance reviews, training and crisis management planning.

Position

Principal Associate


London: Insurance

Product liability: defendant

Within: Product liability: defendant

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is experienced in a variety of industry sectors, with notable expertise in the automotive and technology space, where the team is regularly instructed to advise on product safety and regulatory matters, as well as on emerging technologies. Other work includes defending clients in product liability claims, recalls and withdrawals, brand protection, and compliance advice. Leeds-based Richard Matthews leads the UK team, as well as the firm's pan-European practice, and is well versed in handling multi-jurisdictional disputes. Principal associate Peter Shervington, also in Leeds, has considerable knowledge of the automotive sector.

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