Shook Moves up Among Elite Firms in Legal 500 UK

          Shook, Hardy & Bacon ranked among the top 17 law firms in London in Product Liability - Defendant. The Legal 500, which analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world, ranked Shook in Band 3, a move up from Band 4 in 2016. Shook advances and protects some of the world’s leading companies.

The Legal 500 wrote:

"Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP provides expert opinions that are reliable and ensures that it is one step ahead of the other side in litigation. The ‘outstanding’ firm’s recent caseload included personal injury claims relating to allegedly defective medical devices, international risk mitigation and class actions. Insurance, automotive, technology and retail sector companies feature on the extensive client list.”  

          The Legal 500 recognized Simon Castley as a Leading Individual in Product Liability - Defense, in a category where only 11 lawyers were selected. Managing Partner Gregory Fowler was noted to have "an exceptional depth of knowledge in acting for global manufacturers across the tobacco, beverage and firearms industries."

All of Shook's other London practitioners are praised in the rankings including Partners Sam Sebree; Sarah Croft; Trevor Bridges; Alison Newstead and Associate Andrew Davidson.

You can read the Legal 500’s full description here.

The rankings are based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.