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 Daniel 
 West 

Daniel West

 Daniel 
 West 

Partner & Head Of Product Liability

Product Liability

Dan heads up our product liability team and regularly acts for manufacturers, suppliers and insurers in respect of personal injuries/fatalities, property damage and coverage issues. Since joining HF, Dan has been leading the firm’s automated vehicle solutions, acting in claims involving advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and helping our clients with the introduction of AVs. He is also experienced in dealing with household and motor property damage recoveries; has a strong knowledge of product liability policy issues, international claims and recalls; and regularly advises clients in respect of food and drink claims (including product contamination, fatal allergy claims and large scale outbreaks/group actions). Dan regularly engages with clients on emerging risks, including automated vehicles and micromobility, including training and workshops. He is head of FOIL’s Product Liability SFT as well as HF’s AV and Micromobility Group. Dan is recognised in Chambers & Partners as “superbly organised, with an impressive depth of knowledge”, “a great communicator with clients” and “extremely conscientious, thorough and responsive”.


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