Leanne has over 18 years experience acting in complex commercial disputes, ranging from handling contractual and shareholder disputes, unfair prejudice petitions, fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation cases to experience in advising and acting on complex trust and contentious probate matters. Leanne has also previously acted for various pub chains in recovery actions against pubs and guarantors.
Leanne has extensive knowledge of the Law of Agency, having been involved in a recent case which progressed to the Supreme Court and which was ultimately decided in our client’s favour.
Leanne also has experience in contempt of court proceedings and breach of injunctions and has acted on one matter in both the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
Many of Leanne’s cases involve cross boarder jurisdictional matters in Europe and the USA.
More recently Leanne has acted for a number of high-profile sports and entertainment personalities in relation to contractual disputes, as well as advising on various social media issues. The sports and entertainment issues involve both High Court proceedings and Arbitrations.
Leanne fully empathises with the client and the client’s needs are at the forefront when it comes to resolving disputes for the clients. Leanne is also heavily involved with the raising of the profile of the Kennedys commercial team both within the firm and externally.