We receive repeat instructions from leading UK and global insurers and corporates directly, and we have a deep understanding of the needs of producers, distributors and retailers - from multinationals to micro businesses.
Our experts are experienced in defending civil claims relating to defective products both domestically and across multiple jurisdictions, pursuing recoveries along the supply chain, advising on policy coverage, handling product recalls and protecting reputation, advising on regulatory compliance in relation to labelling, advertising and product launch, conducting judicial review of product regulatory decisions, advising on jurisdiction and choice of law, and handling complex group litigation.
We have a clear insight into the issues that producers face in a range of market sectors, including automotive, chemical, construction, electrical, food, medical device, pharmaceutical and retail. We draw on insurance, regulatory and corporate lawyers to provide a full service offering and we look ahead in each sector to advise on emerging risks.
With our offices in Brussels, Dubai, Cologne and Munich, tried and tested networks of lawyers and experts around the world, multi-lingual lawyers, and dual qualifications in jurisdictions including the US, Europe and Africa, we provide a comprehensive cross-border service.
Our award winning dwf crisis response service offers 24/7 access to product liability experts in the event of a civil or regulatory emergency, along with media specialists to manage PR, and counsellors to support traumatised employees. We also offer bespoke training in a range of product liability topics to help you at every step.
Date: 14 July 2017
VOLVO HAS given a boost to the development of self-driving cars by becoming the first manufacturer to say that it will accept liability if one of its autonomous vehicles makes a mistake and crashes.