Annette Hughes is known for her commercial and strategic advice and cool head in high stakes, critical regulatory and commercial litigation and dispute matters.
She provides that advice on matters ranging from risk management and regulatory compliance (including regarding corruption and bribery, product liability, trade practices) to complex and critical investigations, inquiries and commercial disputes.
Annette has acted on matters involving Amcor, Billabong, BHP Billiton, Coles Group, Dulux Group, Kraft, Fujitsu, Plantronics, and Rio Tinto. However, whether she is acting for multi-national entities or well-known Australian brands, Annette’s knowledge and approach inspires the ultimate trust in her solutions and advice.
Rod Freeman is an experienced product liability lawyer based in Hogan Lovells London office. He has been involved in most of the major product liability issues in recent times, including those involving products such as pharmaceuticals, vaccines, asbestos, tobacco, silicone breast implants, cosmetics, cars and automotive equipment, electrical and electronic products, machinery and sporting equipment.
He also advises many of the world's leading suppliers of consumer goods on EU product safety regulation, risk management and product recalls. Rod has particular expertise in complex multiple-claimant litigation, and in cases raising international issues.