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.
|Since 2018||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2017 - 2018||Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2012 - 2017||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2007 - 2012||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2005 - 2007||Trainee, Taylor Wessing|
|2005||Admitted as a lawyer, England & Wales|
|2005||Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course, BPP Law School|
Katie is the editor of Product Protection, Taylor Wessing's international product safety and product liability blog.
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