LSLA

London Solicitors Litigation Association

Current officers

  • President: Julian Acratopulo, Clifford Chance
    10 Upper Bank Street, London E14 5JJ
    DX: 149120
    020 7006 1000
    julian.acratopulo@cliffordchance.com
  • Immediate past-president: Ed Crosse, Simmons & Simmons LLP
    CityPoint, One Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9SS
    020 7628 2020
    020 7628 2070
    ed.crosse@simmons-simmons.com
  • Hon Secretary: Gavin Foggo, Fox Williams LLP
    10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF
    020 7614 2543
    020 7628 2100
    gfoggo@foxwilliams.com
  • Hon Treasurer: Richard Langley, Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
    50 Broadway, London SW1H 0BL
    020 7783 3720
    richardlangley@bdb-law.co.uk
  • Membership secretary: Chris Bushell , Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
    Exchange House Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EG
    DX: 28 Chancery Lane
    020 7466 2187
    020 7098 5168
    Chris.Bushell@hsf.com

Main committee

  • Andy McGregor - Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP
  • Caroline Field - Fox & Partners
  • Charles Balmain - White & Case LLP
  • Chris Bushell - Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Damian Taylor - Slaughter and May
  • David Greene - Edwin Coe LLP
  • David Owen - Barclays Bank PLC
  • Ed Crosse - Simmons & Simmons LLP
  • Francesca Kaye - Russell-Cooke LLP
  • Gavin Foggo - Fox Williams LLP
  • Georgina Squire - Rosling King LLP
  • Jason Woodland - Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP
  • John Bramhall - DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Julian Acratopulo - Clifford Chance LLP
  • Nicholas Heaton - Hogan Lovells International LLP
  • Nikki Edwards - Temple Bright
  • Patrick Wheeler - Collyer Bristow LLP
  • Richard Foss - Kingsley Napley LLP
  • Richard Langley - Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
  • Roger Franklin - Edwin Coe LLP
  • Sophia Purkis - Fladgate LLP
  • Stephen Cromie - Government Legal Department

Benefits for Members

  • Each spring and autumn the LSLA holds a series of lectures on issues of topical concern. The quality of speakers  pays testament to the esteem in which the LSLA is held.

    Events & Lectures

  • The LSLA's monthly e-newsletter keeps all members up to date with the many activities of the Association, as well as providing a forum for debate.

    E-Newsletter

  • There are a significant number of consultations on issues that impact on our members.  The LSLA notifies its members about ongoing consultations and debates, solicits comments and views, responds to consultations, and provides feedback on the outcomes.

    Consultations and Responses

  • The Association holds two dinners each year. A formal Dinner takes place in the autumn. The Dinner which follows our AGM in March is a more informal event at which a speaker is invited to lead a discussion on a matter of topical interest on a "Chatham House" basis.

    Events

  • The Junior LSLA is for members of the profession of eight years PQE or less.  It provides seminars, networking events and E-news.

    Junior Site

Recent Updates

19/07/18

Dear Members 

13/06/18

Dear Member, 

30/05/18

Article by Richard Foss and Mychael Tyler.

30/05/18

CAn litigation funding negate a security for costs application, asks Georgina Squire.

27/04/18

Dear Member,

18/04/18

The litigation community must be ready to work with AI.

04/04/18

This article was published by New Law Journal on 26 March 2018.

27/03/18

Witness statements are likely to be the next focus for reform after disclosure, the new president of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (

20/03/18

The London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA) has elected Julian Acratopulo as its new President.

23/02/18

Dear Member,