London Trio Named Among Best Lawyers in UK

Shook Partners/Solicitors Simon Castley, Sarah Croft and Alison Newstead have been named in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom™ - Product Liability Litigation, for the fifth year in a row. Castley and Croft are both in leadership roles in the London office.

Castley is a Chambers UK ranked attorney who focuses his practice on managing regulations that affect clients’ brands and businesses in the United Kingdom, United States and throughout Europe. He is a delegate of Shook’s Product Liability Forum, run by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

In addition to product liability litigation, Croft has an extensive working knowledge of group and class actions in the UK. She also has experience working on claims involving medical devices and automotive products in particular. Croft is a Chambers ranked litigator for the UK and is a member of The Law Society of England & Wales.

Listed as a leading individual in Chambers and Partners for Product Liability: Defence, Newstead’s practice focuses on advising her clients on issues related to product safety and product litigation. She advises companies on risk and liability issues throughout the product lifecycle including pre-market risk analysis and risk monitoring procedures.

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