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Freeths LLP

1 VINE STREET, MAYFAIR, LONDON, W1J 0AH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 050 3200
Fax:
Fax 0845 050 3250
DX:
37209 PICCADILLY
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Philippa Dempster

Tel:
Work 0845 274 6901
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk/people/philippa-dempster/
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Commercial and Dispute Resolution

Position

Managing Partner of London office

Philippa is regarded as a leader in the field of Dispute Resolution by the Legal 500. She also uses her litigation experience to draft and negotiate contracts focusing on the key areas of risk.

She has a Master’s Degree in Advanced Litigation and is a trained ADR mediator. Philippa has since 2016 been selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in England 2016 for Litigation law and is described as ’’ Highly Rated’’ by the Legal 500 (2018). She also won the prized accolade in The Lawyer, Hot 100 list 2017 and is “Hot 100 Lawyer” .

Career

Hogan Lovells 1989-92; joined Freeths LLP 1992; associate 1994-96; partner 1996; ADR accredited mediator 2003. Recognised as a leader in the field of litigation by 'The Legal 500' and 'Business Experts' publications.

Member

ADR Group; Association of Midlands Mediators.

Education

Kesteven and Grantham Girls’ School; Nottingham Trent University (LLB (Hons); Trent law prize; LLM in Advanced Litigation).

Leisure

Building a ‘grand design’, photography, Nottingham Forest.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Freeths LLP's 'team provides good value for money' across a broad array of disputes work including corporate and M&A matters, commercial disputes, fraud, insolvency, group actions, public sector disputes, IT matters and insurance. Philippa Dempster is the principal contact and Vickie Williams was promoted to director.

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