Sarah-Jane Dobson

Associate

+44 (0) 20 7556 4432
sdobson@cooley.com

Sarah-Jane Dobson is a Legal 500-recommended international products lawyer. She has acted in high-profile litigation and regulatory matters for her clients during the course of international career spanning Australia, Germany, Netherlands, Scotland and England in international law firms, UN courts, barristers’ chambers and in-house. Her experiences make her adept at complex multi-jurisdictional, multi-lingual matters. Whilst working across a broad range of sectors, including consumer goods, automotive, cosmetics, medical devices and new technologies, Sarah-Jane’s dual degree in Law/Science (Biomedical Science, with Honours) means she is uniquely placed to provide strategic advice that reflects a deep understanding of the technical underpinnings of her clients’ product law issues. Sarah-Jane advises her clients, world-renowned companies, on product law-related queries across the product life cycle, including: litigation, regulatory investigations, administrative law challenges in respect of regulatory matters, recalls, product launches, product-related inquests, regulatory compliance issues and legal agreement drafting (B2B and B2C). She is also a deeply embedded as a thought-leader in policy and legislative developments in her area, including Brexit and law reform in particular.

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Education

  • The College of Law
    Diploma of Legal Practice, 2013

  • The University of Queensland
    BA Science/Laws, Honours
    2012


Admissions & Credentials

Queensland, Australia

Memberships

  • International Association of Defense Counsel

  • International Bar Association

  • Defense Research Institute

  • Product Liability Forum – British Institute of International and Comparative Law

  • International Consumer Products Health and Safety

Rankings & Accolades

    Sarah-Jane is recognised for her product liability defendant work, in particular “international mandates”. The Legal 500 UK: Product Liability (2017)

Contact

+44 (0) 20 7556 4432 office
sdobson@cooley.com

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