Laura Bridgewater Senior Associate

Laura specialises in complex financial services investigations and other contentious regulatory matters. She also acts on a variety of corporate and employment disputes, including both High Court litigation and tribunal proceedings.

Laura has worked on a broad range of financial services disputes, including a number of high-profile regulatory investigations on behalf of global financial institutions. She has experience of dealing with matters which are highly sensitive, where the client’s business and reputation are often at risk. Her practice includes both domestic and international external investigations, as well as internal, firm-led reviews.

Laura has experienced investigations both from the perspective of a regulator, having spent nine months on secondment to the Financial Conduct Authority, and from a client's perspective, undertaking a secondment at an international bank. She is also a member of the Financial Services Lawyers Association.

In addition to her financial services expertise, Laura works on a variety of complex corporate and employment disputes for clients in various industries and sectors. Her recent experience includes disputes concerning minimum term employment contracts, breach of confidence claims, board room disputes and breach of contract claims.

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"Able to navigate high-intensity contentious situations in a calm and extremely pragmatic way. Laura Bridgewater is a stand-out."

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