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London Bar > Product liabilityWithin: Leading Silks -
‘The leading defence practice for product liability‘, Henderson Chambers is a ‘great set with huge strength in depth from very good quality juniors through to the silks‘. Members of chambers are frequently instructed in high-profile and high-stakes litigation. Recently, this has included Prashant Popat QC‘s work for VW and other companies in the emissions litigation. A number of the set’s barristers – including Charles Gibson QC, Malcolm Sheehan QC, Andrew Kinnier QC, and Adam Heppinstall – have been instructed in the pharmaceutical product liability group action alleging that the antidepressant Seroxat is a defective product.
London Bar > Health and safetyWithin: Leading Silks -
London Bar > EnvironmentWithin: Leading Silks -
Henderson Chambers has unrivalled experience in large-scale environmental group actions, as well as a range of other regulatory matters and civil claims arising from pollution and other environmental issues. The set has notable expertise in the railway, waste and mining industries, and clients note that it is ‘a strong set for health and safety and product liability matters, and for all kinds of regulatory work‘. It also has a ‘good, practical clerking team that is always there to sort out problems‘. Charles Gibson QC acted for Vedanta in a group action concerning alleged water pollution, environmental damage and personal injury as a result of the operation of a major copper mine in Zambia. Kathleen Donnelly represented Volkswagen in claims arising from vehicle emissions testing, including allegations that NOx emissions have damaged the environment.