Katie leads our Product Liability & Product Safety team in the UK. She is a litigator with broad experience in the technology, life sciences, automotive, consumer & retail, and food & drink sectors. Katie specialises in guiding clients through high-value contractual, shareholder/boardroom, insurance claims and technology disputes, product liability defence litigation and investigations.

As well as disputes, Katie regularly advises clients on product safety and compliance matters including labelling and authorisations, risk assessments, product recalls and regulatory investigations. She will support you if you are facing regulatory action in the UK from Trading Standards, BEIS, FSA and HSE, and in connection with Coroners' Inquests.

Katie regularly works with clients in the technology sector, with a focus on emerging technologies such as automated vehicles, 3D printing, and Internet of Things.

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Product safety roadmap

We have set out the considerations manufacturers need to keep in mind when launching a product on both the EU and GB markets (ie England, Scotland  
and Wales), and what you will need to consider once your product has launched. 

 

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Product liability & product safety

The first time the Supreme Court has ruled on the meaning of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987

25 July 2022
Briefing

by Katie Chandler and Alice Matthews

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Product liability & product safety

Changes to the UKCA marking transitional measures – more time for businesses to adapt

5 July 2022

by multiple authors

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Product liability & product safety

Update to the UK's cosmetic and toys regulations

CMRs and Fragrance allergens to be banned to align with European regulations

27 May 2022
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by multiple authors

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Disputes & investigations

New guidance for businesses on product safety/recall notifications to the OPSS

11 March 2022
Briefing

by Katie Chandler and Max Kempe

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