Laurence Weeks


Partner

[Laurence] is valued as “a very commercial, forward-thinking and forthright” litigation practitioner, and one impressed client notes: “He’s straight-talking and pragmatic. He’s at the top of the game."

Chambers [UK 2017]

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".

The "practical, commercial and knowledgeable" Laurence is also listed as a Leading Individual by Legal 500 [UK 2019]. Laurence "always gives the best advice" and is praised for "client-focused and practical" approach. 

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

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