Leo handles a variety of UK and multinational claims and regulatory issues relating to product liability. In addition to product liability, Leo has experience in advising on complex, cross-border commercial litigation, arbitration, internal investigations and regulatory issues. Before joining SHB, Leo spent six years in the commercial disputes team of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and has spent time on client secondment at BP.

Publications and Media

New EU Regulations Make Navigating The Toys’ Industry Anything But Child’s PlaySedgwick European Product Recall Index 2023, Edition 3, p. 97, November 2023.

Electronic Products Face New Rules, Sedgwick European Product Recall Index 2023, Edition 3, p. 83, November 2023.

Shook Shorts: Staying Ahead of AI on EU Product Rules, Podcast, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, May 2023 (with Alison Newstead and Vitor Castro).

AI Liability Directive and Modernised Product Liability DirectiveCorporate Disputes Magazine, April-June 2023 (with Alison Newstead and Vitor Castro).

In Depth: Product Liability 2022Financier Worldwide, February 2022 (with Alison Newstead). 

With New Innovative Features Come New Risks, New Regulation for Auto IndustrySedgwick European Product Recall Index 2021, Edition 3, p. 14,November 2021.

Product LiabilityFinancier Worldwide, February 20, 2020.

What Does a "No Deal" Brexit Mean For Any Future UK Product Safety Regime? Shook, Hardy & Bacon  Product Liability Bulletin, 1 April 2019.