Laurence Weeks


Partner

"Laurence Weeks is an exceptional negotiator and strategist, ensuring that before litigation starts the end goal is thought out."

Legal 500 [UK 2020]

Experience

Laurence qualified as a Solicitor in December 1995 and joined Birketts in 2012. He is the Lead Partner in our Dispute Resolution Team and leads the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Team.

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.

Other Information

Laurence is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2019]. Clients note that "he reacts fast and he is commercial and sensible on restructuring issues".

Laurence is recommended and named as a 'Leading Individual' by Legal 500 [UK 2020]. Clients in this edition note that "Laurence Weeks is an exceptional negotiator and strategist, ensuring that before litigation starts the end goal is thought out" he "gives good practical advice and is very responsive".

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

Legal 500 UK 2020 - Leading Individual          Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer