Rod Freeman


I am passionate about understanding my clients’ products, technologies, business drivers and the industries in which they operate.

Rod Freeman is an international products lawyer. He is routinely ranked as a leading product litigation lawyer in the major legal directories, where he is described as “the outstanding go-to specialist for product liability matters” and “without a shadow of a doubt the most knowledgeable product liability lawyer in the European space”.  Rod works alongside the world's leading global companies to help them solve their product-related issues, protect their reputations, defend their products and build more successful businesses. With a background in high-stakes product liability litigation and more than 20 year's devoted to international products law, Rod understands the challenges faced by international brand names in an increasingly risky global environment.

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  • The University of Sydney
    Master of Laws, 1994

  • The University of Sydney
    Bachelor of Laws, 1990

  • The University of Sydney
    Bachelor of Economics, 1988

Admissions & Credentials

England & Wales


  • International Consumer Products Health and Safety Organization (Director)

  • Product Liability Advisory Council (US)

  • International Association of Defense Counsel

  • Defense Research Institute

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

Rankings & Accolades

    The Legal 500 UK: Product Liability - Leading Individual & Hall of Fame (2022)

    Chambers and Partners: Product Liability (Star Individual) (2022)

    Who's Who Legal, Product Liability Defence