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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Louise Howarth

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Louise is an experienced principal associate in our commercial dispute resolution team and specialises in environmental and chemicals dispute resolution and risk management.

Examples of recent matters include advising: a US company in a threatened multi-million indemnity claim following the sale of a manufacturing subsidiary; a manufacturing company facing a threatened group action environmental nuisance claim (odours/dust/noise); and a technology company on potential civil liabilities relating to solvents which have contaminated the groundwater below its site.

Due to Louise's particular expertise in chemicals matters, she advises clients on REACH, and has published articles and spoken at conferences on this subject.

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Principal Associate

East Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Nottingham and Derby

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Louise Howarth - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Commercial litigation: Nottingham and Derby

The ‘strong’ team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has a focus on the diversified industrials, utilities and energy and sports and media sectors. Practice head Steve Dunseath specialises in industrials-related litigation ranging from the engineering and aerospace to the automotive and chemicals sectors. Recently promoted legal director Louise Howarth, who is known for her ‘tactically sound advice’, is in charge of the utility and energy sectors, where the group handles statutory challenges, civil claims in the High Court and large-scale regulatory investigations. The practice recently acted for Pendragon in a civil fraud claim against a former employee in relation to a £2.5m theft which saw the team not only obtain a worldwide freezing injunction and a restraining order against the defendant, but also successfully recover a large proportion of the stolen funds. Other clients include Johnson Controls, Severn Trent Water and Ecclesiastical Insurance Office.

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