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Dispute Resolution

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Partner

Dispute Resolution

Expertise

Laurence has specialised for 30 years in commercial dispute resolution (including international arbitration under the rules of the ICC, the LCIA and UNCITRAL), fraud and asset tracing claims and insolvency litigation. He has extensive experience of acting as a supervisor solicitor on the execution of search orders and began taking appointments as a supervising solicitor in the late 1990s.

Laurence’s commercial dispute resolution experience includes contractual disputes (including in relation to guarantees, business sale agreements, joint ventures, management agreements, patent licenses, distribution agreements, commercial agency contracts and restrictive covenants); interest rate swap mis-selling; shareholder and partnership disputes; directors’ and officers’ liability; and professional negligence claims against auditors, solicitors and valuers.

Laurence Advises

  • Insolvency office holders (both from England and overseas)
  • Banks
  • Companies
  • Company directors
  • Individuals

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Trained at Paisner & Co; qualified 1991
  • Partner, Commercial Litigation department, Paisner & Co 1998–2001
  • Partner, Holman Fenwick & Willan 2001–09
  • Partner, CKFT 2009 – April 2014

Professional Memberships

  • International Bar Association (past co-chair of the enforcement of creditors’ rights sub-committee and a past vice-chair of the insolvency section).
  • A member of the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.

Education

  • CEDR accredited mediator, December 2016
  • King’s College, London University (1995 LLM Commercial and Corporate Law)
  • College of Law, Chancery Lane (1987 to 1989)
  • Bristol University (1987 BSc Econ)

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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UK Contact

+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com
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Germany Contact

+49 30 220 131-000 centralservices@gunnercooke.de