Chambers and Partners once again ranked Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s globally known product liability proficiency with a Band 3 ranking in the 2022 edition of Chambers UK. The ranking noted that Shook London is known for “large-scale international disputes, and also an advisory role for a number of multinational corporations.”
Based on lawyer and client interviews, Chambers noted Partners Simon Castley, Sarah Croft and Alison Newstead earned individual rankings for their work in product liability. Administrative Managing Partner Sarah Croft was added among noted partners in 2022.
A client quoted praising Castley (Band 3) stated, “He has a high level of academic skills but is also client and solution oriented at the same time.”
A client quoted praising Newstead (Band 4) stated, “She has great expertise and claim management skills in global product liability claims.”
Chambers states, after analyzing Croft’s (Band 4) accomplishments, “Sarah Croft has a strong expertise in pharmaceutical and automotive sector product liability claims, among others. She regularly acts in group and class action matters in the UK and internationally.”
Chambers and 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.