Shook, Hardy & Bacon International, L.L.P. was established in London in 1989. With practices based in both the United States and London, Shook is able to accommodate clients with unique and often wide-ranging geographic needs. Shook London attorneys primarily practise in the areas of product liability, health and safety and commercial litigation. The London office represents clients across a broad spectrum of industries, including manufacturing, engineering, construction, transport, oil and gas, telecommunications, consumer products, leisure, retail and the public sector.
The firm has a team of lawyers who focus on international product liability and risk management matters. Shook London acts as coordinating counsel in pan-European product liability litigation, product recalls and regulatory compliance issues. Supported by an extensive network of local counsel, these attorneys have represented clients throughout Europe, the Middle East, and in jurisdictions such as Malaysia, India and Nigeria.
The Health and Safety law team works in partnership with companies to implement and update health and safety policies, strategies and procedures, and to address all aspects of health and safety compliance in the United Kingdom and across Europe.
Shook attorneys are experienced in crisis management, assisting with internal and external health and safety investigations, working with HSE, police and coroners, advising as to interviews under caution, attending inquests, and representing clients at both Magistrate and Crown Court level.