Shook London Rises to Tier 2 Product Liability Defendant in Legal 500 UK

The Legal 500, which analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world, promoted Shook, Hardy & Bacon International LLP in its just released The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2023. Based on the publication’s latest research, Shook London rose from Tier 3 to Tier 2 in Product Liability: Defendant. The elevated banding places Shook London in the top 12 London firms in this category.

London Managing Partner Simon Castley continues to be recognized in the “Hall of Fame” and partner Alison Newstead is once again ranked as a “Leading Individual” for the practice area. Both remaining London partners, Sarah Croft and Sam Sebree, are also recognized in the editorial, with Croft noted as a “medical devices and automotive expert,” and Sebree as an “important name” in international litigation.

Clients offered multiple testimonials for Shook London’s team and individual attorneys during the research phase of the ranking process. 

“The London team is very helpful and cooperative and consists of great product liability experts,” stated a client. “They can rely on the resources of the U.S. law firm, which is very well-known in this field and has an impressive track-record. They have access to very good scientific resources and can deliver focused advice.”

Another client described Shook London as “a team with longstanding and deep expertise in product liability issues over a range of sectors, involved in strategically significant projects with large international clients. The London office are a very impressive and likeable bunch.”

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. Feedback from clients worldwide, law firm submissions and interviews with leading private practice lawyers are compiled to determine rankings.