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MedTech Summit


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10 - 14 June 2024
DoubleTree by Hilton Brussels CityBrussels, Belgium (Hybrid Event)

Nathalie Smyth
Partner at Kennedys


Nathalie is a Partner in our products law and life sciences team who joined Kennedys’ London office in 2006. She has extensive knowledge of procedural law in many civil and common law jurisdictions.

Nathalie has over 20 years’ experience acting for insurers and manufacturers in relation to high value product liability disputes, with a specific focus on mass tort and group litigation orders in the life sciences sector. She has considerable experience defending claims against manufacturers of medical devices in the UK, as well as monitoring and assisting local counsel in relation to product claims arising in various EMEA jurisdictions.

Nathalie was an integral part of the team which successfully defended a landmark group litigation action brought against medical device manufacturer, DePuy International Limited. The action was brought by more than 300 claimants in relation to DePuy’s Pinnacle ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal Articulation, a total hip replacement prosthesis, which the court found not to be defective under consumer protection legislation.

Agenda Sessions

  • DUAL DIALOGUE The Liability Risks and Implications of Regulatory Failings