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Louise Bennett

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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Dispute resolution.


Partner. Louise is a litigator in the dispute resolution department. She has a broad range of experience in commercial dispute resolution, advocacy, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. She has acted for many commercial clients, including partnerships and companies, both in the UK and internationally. Louise’s expertise focuses on corporate disputes (shareholder and partnership), breach of directors’ duties, and civil fraud (usually on an international scale). Louise is a member of the Association of Women Solicitors, and the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.


Trained Coles Miller Solicitors, Bournemouth; qualified 2003; partner Howard Kennedy 2013.


Association of Women Solicitors; Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.


Bishop Wand Secondary School, Sunbury, Middlesex (ten GCSE grades, A’s B’s); Tresham College, Kettering, Northants (three A levels); Northampton University (LLB Law Degree 2(1)); College of Law, Guildford, Surrey (LPC).


Hiking, mountain climbing, kickboxing.

London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Howard Kennedy LLP fields ‘excellent people who give good, sensible advice’. The practice’s scope of commercial litigation work covers international contractual and commodities disputes; financial services matters and civil fraud; professional negligence; IP; and insolvency disputes. It is also well known for sports and media sector litigation. Louise Bennett is commercial litigation head; Tim Bignell is ‘able to handle testing situations’; and Craig Emden is ‘a brilliant litigator’. Steven Morris, Fiona Hinds, Joel Leigh, Mark Stephens CBE and Simon Taylor are key contacts. Former commercial litigation head, Sue Thackeray, joined Kingsley Napley LLP.

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