Chambers and Partners once again recognized Shook’s global proficiency in the “Product Liability: Mainly Defendant” category in the 2024 edition of Chambers UK. This marks the 13th year for Shook’s London office to be Chambers-ranked. Rising in the rankings and with repeated recognitions are Shook London Partners Simon Castley and Sarah Croft.
Praise for Shook’s London Team
“Strategic thinking is the hallmark of Shook Hardy & Bacon’s product liability defence work,” noted one client. “The commercial priorities of their clients are at the core of their strategic and tactical approach.”
“They are great specialists in product liability, and I always turn to them in these matters,” stated another client. “Their advice is always very sharp.”
Praise for Simon Castley
London Managing Partner Simon Castley rose in his ranking to the Band 2 tier for 2024. Overall, Castley has been ranked for 13 years in Chambers UK, which describes him as “routinely sought after” for his product liability acumen and “well regarded for his handling of multiparty litigation.”
“Simon is a skilled tactician who really knows his clients and the market,” stated one client.
“His legal expertise is outstanding and he combines it with good judgement and pragmatism,” commented another client.
Praise for Sarah Croft
London Administrative Managing Partner Sarah Croft rose in her Chambers ranking to the Band 3 tier, and has been ranked for three years in Chambers UK. Chambers describes Croft as having “strong” proficiency in automotive sector product liability claims, among others.
“She understands matters quickly and dives into the issue,” one of Croft’s clients commented.
Both Castley and Croft were also recently recognized in The Legal 500 UK 2024.
Shook’s London office was established in 1989. With practices based in both the United States and London, and attorneys who work seamlessly across national and international boundaries, Shook is able to accommodate clients with unique and often wide-ranging geographic needs.