Recommended lawyer for 'Commercial litigation: Manchester (North West)'The Legal 500 UK 2023
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 acted in the Lands Tribunal, representing various parties including court appointed managers and leaseholders.
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 also regularly acts in matters involving urgent injunction applications, as well as contempt of court proceedings and breach of injunctions.
Leanne has extensive knowledge of the Law of Agency, having been involved in one of the leading cases on Agency.
Many of Leanne’s cases involve cross boarder jurisdictional matters in Europe and the USA.
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.