Paula is a corporate affairs lawyer based in our London office. 

Paula qualified as a solicitor in 2011. In her previous role as a senior associate at Kennedys, she represented insurers and manufacturers in relation to product liability claims, mass torts and recalls within the medical device, pharmaceutical and consumer sectors. 

In 2021, Paula joined Kennedys’ corporate affairs team and takes responsibility for identifying and analysing business critical issues and emerging risks, including the impact of legal and political shifts, on companies and insurers, particularly those operating in the life sciences and consumer products sectors. Paula has contributed to a portfolio of publications, articles and seminars on topics in these fields with a particular focus on product liability, product safety and group litigation.

Work highlights

  • Acted for a high-profile manufacturer in a mass tort action alleging product defect in a recalled medical device, including aspects of causation, quantum and costs (see above). Coordinating and handling the resolution of high-volume claims arising throughout the UK and EMEA jurisdictions with local lawyers.