Jeremy Laws

Partner, Commercial Disputes

Jeremy studied for his Bachelor’s degree at the London School of Economics before reading law in Newcastle. He trained at one of the South East’s leading firms and qualified as a Solicitor in 1999. He joined Gaby Hardwicke at the beginning of 2007 from a commercial law firm in Kent, where he was Head of Dispute Resolution. He has specialised in Dispute Resolution throughout his career.

Jeremy’s practice covers all aspects of business litigation and dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on company and partnership disputes, substantial debt claims, insolvency, sale of goods, landlord and tenant and intellectual property claims.

Examples of his work include acting for a premiership football club in claims against the FA and its shirt sponsor, acting for the successful claimant, Manolete Partners plc, in ground-breaking litigation under the Building Act 1984 relating to Hastings Pier, advising leading insolvency practitioners on claims and procedures in corporate insolvencies, acting in one of the first reported cases concerning derivative claims and directors’ duties under the Companies Act 2006 and representing a contractor in a successful adjudication relating to work carried out at the Olympic Park in London.

Jeremy’s specialisms include:

  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Disputes between partners and shareholders
  • Insolvency
  • Landlord and tenant and real property disputes
  • Corporate litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution


Tel: 01323 435900

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