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Craig Emden

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Howard Kennedy LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution.


Managing Partner of Howard Kennedy and Dispute Resolution Partner dealing with a wide range of commercial and property litigation matters, both domestic and international, including corporate and partnership disputes (particularly shareholder disputes), professional negligence, substantial breach of contract/warranty claims, insolvency litigation, advising sports personalities on their contractual and employment issues, and agents on contractual and regulatory matters. Involved in numerous successful mediations.


Trained Egerton Sandler; qualified 1985; partner Howard Kennedy 1989.


Law Society.


Leeds University (LLB Hons).


Watching Tottenham Hotspur, theatre, film, travel, jazz.

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Fraud: civil

Within: Fraud: civil

Howard Kennedy LLP maintains a strong reputation in the financial services area, representing a mix of banks and financial institutions in multiparty, cross-border fraud matters. The group also has significant insolvency and professional negligence expertise, advising on civil fraud claims involving insolvent companies and allegations of constructive partnership. Managing partner Craig Emden is the key contact along with Simon Taylor, who heads the dispute resolution practice.

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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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