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Toni Lorenzo

Toni LorenzoPartner

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A great deal of my time is spent advising on restrictive covenants, team moves, confidential information, high value breach of contract claims and arbitrations, but I advise on all aspects of employment law.

I am also a CEDR qualified mediator. Many of my clients are in the financial or professional services sectors.  Whilst I advise on a full spectrum of workplace issues, a great deal of my time is spent on team moves, confidential information, restrictive covenants and high value breach of contract and whistleblowing claims.  Described as “one of the best High Court litigators” in Legal 500 and “one of the best in the business at injunctive work – very few solicitors have greater experience than him and strategically he is great” in Chambers & Partners.  

I have a particular interest in employee competition issues both in the High Court and arbitration, often advising on complex disputes spanning various jurisdictions. I am also a trained mediator.  As a fluent Spanish and Italian speaker, my work has an international element often working on multi-jurisdictional projects. I regularly advise partnerships and LLPs on the specific duties owed by their partners and members as well as in relation to directors’ duties.

I act for clients in the following sectors:

  • Financial services:Hedge Funds, banks, brokers, insurance intermediaries and HFT Firms
  • Professional services:law firms, actuaries and accountants
  • Retail: UK, Spanish and Italian household name retail clients

Awards and Recognition

  • Chambers 2019 Ranked - Employment: Employer - London (Firms)
  • Chambers 2019 - Toni Lorenzo has "fantastic awareness, is all over the facts and the law, and is an extremely well-informed strategist."
  • Legal 500 2018 - Other key names include 'outstanding practitioner' and litigator Toni Lorenzo.
  • Who's Who Legal 2018: a 'top-class' lawyer who is 'excellent, particularly in restrictive covenant and confidential information cases'.
  • Chambers 2018 - described by sources as an "injunction supremo," and is considered to be "an excellent and master practitioner" in such cases.
  • Who's Who Legal 2017 - The “first-class” Toni Lorenzo acts on team moves, restrictive covenants and high-value breaches of contract where he is widely respected as “an excellent lawyer”. He is particularly well known for his litigation work, with interviewees calling him “a great High Court lawyer”.
  • Legal 500 2017 - Toni Lorenzo is ‘a real player in the market'
  • Chambers 2017 - Ranked - London (Firms), Employment: Employer
  • Chambers 2017 - Toni Lorenzo is recognised as "one of the best in the business at injunctive work - very few solicitors have greater experience than him and strategically he is great." He is a highly skilled litigator who often defends employers in restrictive covenant, discrimination and whistle-blowing matters.
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