The Legal 500 UK ranks Shook, Hardy & Bacon International among the top 10 law firms in London in Product Liability - Defendant in 2020. The Legal 500 analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world, ranking Shook in Band 2 for the second consecutive year. Feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions and interviews with leading private practice lawyers are used to determine the rankings.
Simon Castley, who leads the London office, and Solicitor Alison Newstead were recognized as Leading Individuals in Product Liability - Defense, in a category where only 11 lawyers were selected.
The Legal 500 UK wrote the following about Shook’s international capabilities:
“Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP handles the full gamut of product liability matters at an international level, including advice on risk management, as well as developing strategies pertaining to defence, and assisting with regulatory issues. Simon Castley combines dispute resolution expertise with knowledge of regulatory and administrative law. Alison Newstead is a key contact for inquiries related to medical devices. Other noted team members include Sarah Croft, Trevor Bridges and Samuel Sebree.”
Shook London attorneys primarily focus on the areas of product liability, health and safety, and commercial litigation and collaborate with the firm’s global product liability practice.