Product Liability and Group Actions


Chambers & Partners 2013


The team is recognised as a leading set by Chambers & Partners in the field of product liability.

THE SET 'Doughty Street Chambers has been recently involved in many high-profile group actions for claimants including the thalidomide, fetal anticonvulsant, Northwick Park, haemophilia, Côte d'Ivoire toxic dumping, tobacco and Seroxat claims. The team also works for individual claimants handling defective medical device claims and general product liability claims across all industries'.

SILKS 'Robin Oppenheim QC is a specialist in the fields of clinical negligence, product liability and personal injury, who regularly achieves multimillion-pound awards for his clients. Over the last decade he has been involved in many of the major group action product liability claims both as a leader and as a junior. These include the fetal anticonvulsant, haemophilia and Northwick Park litigations'. 

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‘Doughty Street Chambers’ Robin Oppenheim QC is "the pre-eminent product liability silk representing claimants – his eye for detail in the field is second to none".

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