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Lois Langton

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Partner. Lois is Head of Family at Howard Kennedy. She specialises in all aspects of Family Law, including divorce, financial remedy, civil partnerships, pre-/post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation, separation and child related work (including adoption and surrogacy) and acted in the reported case of DM and LK [2016] EWHC 270 (Fam). She has a particular expertise in dealing with complex financial remedy work, and acted successfully both for the husband in the reported case of UL v BK [2013] EWHC 1735 (Fam) and for the wife in the reported Court of Appeal case of Arbili v Arbili [2015] EWCA Civ 542. Lois also jointly heads the firm’s sports sector team and regularly advises individuals associated within the sports industry. Lois is a member of Resolution and is a trained collaborative lawyer.


Trained Finers Stephens Innocent; qualified: 2001; partner HowardKennedyFsi 2012.


Resolution; China-Britain Business Council; the 48 Group Club.


University College London (LLB 2(1)).


Season ticket holder (home and away) at Arsenal; chair of the Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association; other interests include ballet.

London: Private client


Within: Family

Howard Kennedy LLP  fields a ‘high-quality team that cares about its clients’. Lois Langton  (who is ‘likeable, smart and a strong litigator’) advises on all aspects of family law and child related work including adoption and surrogacy. Alan Kaufman  is a ‘master in his field, excellent with clients and a fine negotiator’.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)


Within: Sport

Howard Kennedy LLP's 'high-calibre' sports practice 'tailors its service to its clients' needs', and is 'well connected in the worlds of football, rugby, golf and horseracing'. Lois Langton, who has 'a long history of acting for sports individuals', heads the group jointly with the 'fearless' Fiona Hinds, who has 'great technical skills and good judgement'. Litigator Joel Leigh is 'quick to reach the heart of the matter' and 'experienced in acting for premiership footballers'; he has 'the skills of the pure sports lawyer as well as the expertise and approach of a generalist'. 'Very experienced' litigator Craig Emden has 'a cool head and a strategic approach'. Clients of the department include The Club Company. Employment and governance expert Sam Murray-Hinde arrived from Hewitsons in May 2017.

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