Colin Loveday

Colin Loveday
Firm:
Office:
Level 15
1 Bligh Street
2000
City:
Sydney
Country:
Australia
Tel:
+61 2 9353 4193
Fax:
+61 2 8220 6700

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Australia - Life Sciences

Colin Loveday has over 25 years’ experience defending complex multi-plaintiff claims involving representative actions and is internationally recognised for his expertise and industry-leading experience in product liability law and class actions. Colin has led the defence team in some of Australia's largest and most complex class actions and in doing so, has worked extensively with in-house counsel and lawyers in the US and Europe, developing international defence strategies and working with international expert witnesses.

Colin has a commanding track record in defending class actions and has been actively involved in the running of trials in the last 15 years. He has extensive experience in defending and resolving class actions, whether by having them struck out at an early stage, running representative trials to resolve critical issues or implementing resolution schemes. He understands the tactical and procedural nuances of class action litigation and works with clients to develop strategies to address them. He is also engaged to provide strategic advice to boards and senior executives in relation to high-level issues and tactics.

Colin has a special interest advising manufacturing, pharmaceutical and medical device clients on regulatory requirements, clinical trials, labelling and advertising issues, product recalls and hazard alerts and priorities management issues. He practised as a barrister in New South Wales between 1985 and 1990, when he became a partner at Clayton Utz.

Colin is on the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel, a member of the National Product Liability Association and the Defense Research Institute and is former chair of the product law and advertising committee of the International Bar Association.

WWL says: Colin Loveday is a recognised Thought Leader in the life sciences space and is internationally regarded for his vast experience defending prominent pharmaceutical and medical devices companies in class action suits.​

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Australia which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Life Sciences: Product Liability

Colin Loveday is a senior partner in the Clayton Utz product liability and class actions group. He is an experienced trial lawyer with particular expertise in the defence of class actions and complex commercial disputes. He has worked extensively with defence lawyers in other jurisdictions in the coordinated defence of multinational mass tort claims.

Over the past two decades, Colin has been intimately involved in the development of Australia's product liability laws and in the majority of class actions and mass tort cases in this area. His defence work includes a variety of prescription products and medical devices, infrastructure failures, financial products and other consumer products. Colin is internationally recognised for his work in the field of drug and device litigation. He has worked extensively with in-house counsel and lawyers in the US and Europe developing international defence strategies and working with international expert witnesses.

Colin also has a special interest advising manufacturing, pharmaceutical and medical device clients on regulatory requirements, clinical trials, labelling and advertising issues, product recalls and hazard alerts and priorities management issues. He practised as a barrister in New South Wales between 1985 and 1990, when he became a partner at Clayton Utz.

Colin is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Australian Product Liability Association and the Defense Research Institute, and is former chair of the product law and advertising committee of the International Bar Association.

WWL says: The “spectacular” Colin Loveday is a global Thought Leader in the product liability space and is “very well regarded on an international scale”.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Litigation: Lawyers

Colin Loveday is a senior partner in the Clayton Utz product liability and class actions group. He is an experienced trial lawyer with particular expertise in the defence of class actions and complex commercial disputes. He has worked extensively with defence lawyers in other jurisdictions in the coordinated defence of multinational mass tort claims.

Over the past two decades, Colin has been intimately involved in the development of Australia's product liability laws and in the majority of class actions and mass tort cases in this area. His defence work includes a variety of prescription products and medical devices, infrastructure failures, financial products and other consumer products. Colin is internationally recognised for his work in the field of drug and device litigation. He has worked extensively with in-house counsel and lawyers in the US and Europe developing international defence strategies and working with international expert witnesses.

Colin also has a special interest advising manufacturing, pharmaceutical and medical device clients on regulatory requirements, clinical trials, labelling and advertising issues, product recalls and hazard alerts and priorities management issues. He practised as a barrister in New South Wales between 1985 and 1990, when he became a partner at Clayton Utz.

Colin is on the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel, a member of the Australian Product Liability Association and the Defense Research Institute, and is former chair of the product law and advertising committee of the International Bar Association.

WWL says: Global Elite Thought Leader Colin Loveday is a highly-regarded figure in the litigation space who is well known for his extensive experience in product liability disputes.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Litigation which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Australia - Litigation

Colin Loveday has over 20 years' experience defending complex multi-plaintiff claims involving representative actions, and is internationally recognised for his expertise and industry-leading experience in product liability law and class actions. Colin has led the defence team in some of Australia's largest and most complex class actions and, in doing so, has worked extensively with in-house counsel and lawyers in the US and Europe, developing international defence strategies and working with international expert witnesses.

Colin has been involved in the defence of matters involving regulatory authorities, infrastructure failures, financial products and services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. He has extensive experience in defending and resolving class actions, whether by having them struck out at an early stage, running representative trials to resolve critical issues or implementing resolution schemes. He understands the tactical and procedural nuances of class action litigation and works with clients to develop strategies to address them. He is also engaged to provide strategic advice to boards and senior executives in relation to high-level issues and tactics.

Colin practised as a barrister in New South Wales between 1985 and 1990, when he became a partner at Clayton Utz. He is on the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel, a member of the National Product Liability Association and the Defense Research Institute, and former chair of the product law and advertising committee of the International Bar Association.

WWL says: “Fantastic lawyer” Colin Loveday is in a class of his own when it comes to handling complex class actions and is internationally regarded as a one of Australia’s top litigators.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Australia which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Australia - Product Liability Defence

Colin Loveday is a senior partner in the Clayton Utz product liability and class actions group. He is an experienced trial lawyer with particular expertise in the defence of class actions and complex commercial disputes. He has worked extensively with defence lawyers in other jurisdictions in the coordinated defence of multinational mass tort claims.

Over the past two decades, Colin has been intimately involved in the development of Australia's product liability laws and in the majority of class actions and mass tort cases in this area. His defence work includes a variety of prescription products and medical devices, infrastructure failures, financial products and other consumer products. Colin is internationally recognised for his work in the field of drug and device litigation. He has worked extensively with in-house counsel and lawyers in the US and Europe developing international defence strategies and working with international expert witnesses.

Colin also has a special interest advising manufacturing, pharmaceutical and medical device clients on regulatory requirements, clinical trials, labelling and advertising issues, product recalls and hazard alerts and priorities management issues. He practised as a barrister in New South Wales between 1985 and 1990, when he became a partner at Clayton Utz.

Colin is on the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel, a member of the Australian Product Liability Association and the Defense Research Institute, and is former chair of the product law and advertising committee of the International Bar Association.

WWL says: Colin Loveday stands out as “one of the very best”, particularly when it comes to class action defence work. ​

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Australia which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Product Liability Defence

Colin Loveday is a senior partner in the Clayton Utz product liability and class actions group. He is an experienced trial lawyer with particular expertise in the defence of class actions and complex commercial disputes. He has worked extensively with international defence lawyers in the coordinated defence of multinational mass tort claims.

Over the past two decades, Colin has been intimately involved in the development of Australia's product liability laws and in the majority of class actions and mass tort cases in this area. His defence work includes a variety of prescription products and medical devices, infrastructure failures, financial products and other consumer products. Colin is internationally recognised for his work in the field of drug and device litigation. He has worked extensively with in-house counsel and lawyers in the US and Europe developing international defence strategies and working with international expert witnesses.

Colin also has a special interest advising manufacturing, pharmaceutical and medical device clients on regulatory requirements, clinical trials, labelling and advertising issues, product recalls and hazard alerts and priorities management issues. He practised as a barrister in New South Wales between 1985 and 1990, when he became a partner at Clayton Utz.

Colin is on the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel and a member of the Australian Product Liability Association and the Defense Research Institute.

WWL says: Colin Loveday is “the top product liability lawyer in Australia” who is highlighted as “an excellent and sophisticated practitioner".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Product Liability Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

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