Alison Newstead specialises in the field of product safety and product liability. She advises on all aspects of product regulation, often on a global scale. She has long-standing experience in coordinating international defence strategies for product liability claims, including group actions. Alison has a specific interest in product recall and advises clients from initial discovery of a potential safety issue, to risk assessment, regulatory obligations and appropriate corrective action, including recall.
Alison also advises clients on a wide variety of Health and Safety issues including regulatory compliance, investigations and prosecutions by the Police, HSE and Local Authorities. Alison provides crisis management and support at the inception of serious health and safety incidents, in particular in relation to regulatory investigations and PACE interviews. She represents clients at inquests and in the defence of criminal proceedings and civil proceedings.
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EducationLPC, with commendation, College of Law, London, 1998LL.B., Warwick University, 1997Certificat de Droit Français, University of Bordeaux
MembershipsThe Law Society of England and WalesBritish Insurance Law AssociationInstitute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)Defense Research Institute (DRI)CBI Consumer Affairs PanelCBI Health and Safety PanelHealth and Safety Lawyers Association (HSLA)