Product liability and product recall
Our team of South African product recall and product liability lawyers advise regularly on cutting edge litigation and recall matters for a range of high profile clients, particularly in the fields of insurance, manufacturing, imports, distribution and retail. With strong expertise across the full range of related topics, we offer specialist, commercially minded advice on all elements of product liability law, including the implications of South Africa’s new Consumer Protection Act and all matters pertaining to product liability insurance.
We benefit from the experience of our vast multidisciplinary practice and can draw upon the expertise of our other practice groups to offer seamless advice on both local and pan-African matters. As part of the global practice, we are also able to advise on cross-border product liability and recall cases and can deliver tailored and integrated advice across our offices, particularly in Europe, Australia, and Canada.
Our areas of work include:
- class actions
- industrial disease
- insurance cover
- product liability defence
- occupational health and safety
- re-assessment of product liability risk under the Consumer Protection Act
- risk management