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Laurence specialises in the resolution of complex disputes. He has acted for a wide range of clients on a domestic and international basis. He has particular experience in dealing with claims relating to contractual interpretation, professional negligence, corporate, banking, financial services, insolvency and fraud matters.
Laurence is based in our Cambridge office.
Laurence is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2022] for his litigation work and for his restructuring and insolvency work. Clients in this edition say “He’s very focused, he cuts through the jargon and minutiae and is very practical and commercial” and “Laurence gives excellent advice that is bespoke to your key needs and sensitivities. He is always looking for a solution but happy to up the ante when needed – a very useful combination”. Another adds “He is great at making sure you achieve your goal in litigation”.
Laurence is recommended and named as a ‘Leading Individual’ by Legal 500 [UK 2022]. Clients in this edition note that “Laurence Weeks was always decisive yet very deliberative. His understanding and quick uptake of the law was very effective”. Another adds “Laurence Weeks: excellent lawyer with a deep understanding of his client’s needs. Excellent path from translating client’s needs into appropriate legal strategy” Referring to his insolvency work, clients in this edition say “The insolvency team we deal with is headed by Laurence Weeks, a very clever and efficient operator who has a good bedside manner. Laurence and his team always have the client’s interests at heart” and “Laurence Weeks is a good leader of his team and has a hands on approach to his key clients. He gets good results and takes a no-nonsense approach when dealing with difficult litigants”.
Laurence is a member of the following organisations:
- r3 – the Association of Business Recovery Professionals – he is a Fellow and National Council Member
- Insolvency Lawyers’ Association
- Professional Negligence Lawyers’ Association
- London Court of Arbitration
Laurence Weeks, a very clever and efficient operator who has a good bedside manner. Laurence and his team always have the client’s interests at heart.
Legal 500 [UK 2022]