Heather  Gagen

Heather Gagen

  • Partner

Heather is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Department. 

Heather has a broad commercial litigation practice, covering the spectrum of high-value and complex disputes. She is highly experienced in claims involving international and foreign law elements, including litigation involving sensitive corporate risk management issues, novel allegations and large scale group actions. Her clients include corporates, multinational organisations, banks, financial institutions and private equity houses.

Heather is accustomed to advising clients involved in high stakes litigation, including complex contractual claims, high-value tortious actions, competition follow-on damages cases, professional negligence claims and product liability disputes. She regularly advises clients on cases which engage important reputational considerations against a complex factual backdrop. She has acted on disputes for clients in the financial services, manufacturing, energy and consumer products sectors, amongst others.

Heather was promoted to become a partner in the firm’s multi-award-winning and top-ranking Dispute Resolution team in 2017, as part of the firm’s first all-female cohort of new partners.

Heather was recognised in The Lawyer magazine’s 2019 Hot 100, which lists the profession's brightest and most innovative lawyers.  She has been committed throughout her career to acting for pro bono clients on a range of disputes including domestic violence matters.