Chambers UK Lauds Shook London for Product Liability

Chambers & Partners lauded Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s globally known product liability strength with a Band 3 ranking in the 2020 edition of Chambers UK.

Based on lawyer and client interviews, one source noted, “They are very easy to work with and incredibly diligent. They keep us very well informed.” Another client said, “They have great expertise in advising on regulatory matters.”

“They are very experienced in handling product liability defence around the globe. They are all very focused and committed to getting the best result for the client,” a market source remarked.

Partners Simon Castley and Alison Newstead  earned individual rankings as “notable practitioners” for their work in product liability. Clients said that Castley (Band 3) is “very strategic, easy to communicate with and very client-focused” and added he has a “deep knowledge of the sectors and products in which his clients are involved.” Clients praised Newstead (Band 4) as “incredibly diligent.” In addition, another client wrote, “She is very prompt and gives clear advice.”

Chambers & Partners establishes its rankings by conducting thousands of in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. A team of more than 140 researchers identifies and ranks the world’s best lawyers and legal departments according to the criteria most valued by clients, which includes legal knowledge and experience, ability, effectiveness and client service.

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