Laurence Weeks > Birketts LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Contentious Trusts and Probate, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, Professional Negligence




Laurence joined Birketts in 2012. He is the Lead Partner in our Dispute Resolution Team and leads the firm’s Restructuring and Insolvency Team.

Laurence specialises in the resolution of complex disputes. He has acted for a wide range of clients on a domestic and international basis. He has particular experience in dealing with claims relating to contractual interpretation, professional negligence, corporate, banking, financial services, insolvency and fraud matters.



Laurence is a member of the following organisations:
– r3: the Association of Business Recovery Professionals. He is a Fellow and National Council – Member
– Insolvency Lawyers’ Association
– Professional Negligence Lawyers’ Association
– London Court of Arbitration 

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Hall of Fame)

Laurence WeeksBirketts LLP

East Anglia > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Cambridge

(Hall of Fame)

Laurence WeeksBirketts LLP

The litigation team is always very good, working to your end goal and informing you of the likely outcome‘, says a client of Birketts LLP‘s Cambridge office. As well as being a leading advisor on contentious matters in the areas of shipping, education, public law, Judicial Review, procurement, defence and transport, the firm has a strong reputation in high-profile commercial litigation at a regional and national level. Practice head Laurence Weeks is ‘exceptionally talented and skilled in getting litigation matters resolved to the client’s satisfaction‘. Sara Sayer, who lead on public and administrative law, and Maria-Christina Peyman, who handles claims involving contracts, shareholders and directors, and restrictive covenants, are emerging partner talents.

South East > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

(Leading individuals)

Laurence WeeksBirketts LLP