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Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP

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London: Insurance

Product liability: defendant
Product liability: defendant - ranked: tier 2

Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP

Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP's product liability practice in London is headed by long-serving managing partner Simon Castley and undertakes a range of complex defence work for high-profile international clients. Recent matters have covered the tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, automotive, food and beverage, electronics and consumer products sectors. As well as advising on regulatory issues and product recalls, the firm also manages risk and brand reputations. Castley works closely on advisory and defence work for large tobacco, automotive and life science clients. Practice head Gregory Fowler, who relocated from the firm’s Kansas office, acts for global manufacturers across the tobacco, beverage and firearms industries. Alison Newstead acts primarily for electrical product manufacturers and food and drink producers based in East Asia and globally. Sarah Croft  focuses on the pharmaceutical, medical device and automotive sectors. The firm’s recent caseload includes personal injury claims relating to allegedly defective medical mesh devices, international risk mitigation and class actions

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Alison Newstead - Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP

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