Heather  Gagen

Heather Gagen


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, including large scale group actions. Such disputes include environmental damage, human rights and product liability litigation. She is highly experienced in claims involving international and foreign law elements. Her clients include corporates, multinational organisations, banks, financial institutions and private equity houses with business interests across a broad range of sectors.

Heather has particular experience in novel and large-scale tort claims, including "parent company liability" claims, as well as in contractual disputes, competition law litigation, shareholder disputes and fraud cases. A particular aspect of Heather's practice is acting for clients facing reputationally sensitive litigation and investigations, and advising clients in relation to corporate risk management including business and human rights issues and ESG-related risk.

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 defending victims of domestic violence and abuse.



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