Kendrah Potts has a broad practice that covers commercial litigation, international arbitration, costs and regulatory and disciplinary matters. She is also recognised in the directories for her disputes practice in the sports sector.
Kendrah was called to the Bar after working as a solicitor for eleven years. She spent eight years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where she gained broad experience of High Court litigation, international arbitration and multi-jurisdictional disputes. She was a Partner and Head of Litigation at Onside Law before joining Mishcon de Reya as a Legal Director.
Kendrah has worked on a wide range of commercial disputes across different industries, including energy, pharmaceuticals and financial services. She often works on cases involving allegations of corruption or fraudulent conduct, and that have an international aspect.
As a solicitor Kendrah had Higher Rights of Audience and is described in Chambers and Partners 2017 as a “a highly intelligent lawyer” and “a skilled advocate“.
Kendrah has extensive experience of commercial disputes and disciplinary matters in the sports sector, particularly in the fields of corruption, anti-doping and match-fixing. In Chambers & Partners 2017 it was noted that Kendrah “has an excellent insight into all matters of sports law.”
After many years as a solicitor and spending time in-house on secondment, Kendrah has an excellent understanding of the demands on clients and takes a commercial and client-friendly approach to litigation.
Kendrah is an accredited mediator and also sits as an arbitrator.