I am an Partner in the Commercial Litigation Team. I handle a wide range of commercial disputes, acting for both claimants and defendants in the county court and high court.
My work covers contract disputes, debt recovery, professional negligence claims, constructions (including adjudication) intellectual property matters and passing off, breach of confidence, defamation, insolvency matters (mainly winding up and bankruptcy proceedings), as well as insolvency related litigation, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes and warranty claims. I also advise on various enforcement action that can be taken to recover outstanding judgement debts and injunction applications.
"I wanted to note to you that Jennifer has been great. It wasn't the easiest thing to piece together but I always felt well supported by her!" - Client
Areas of Expertise
Successfully settled a claim in the claimant’s favour against a company for a non- payment of his invoices for consultancy services.
Settled professional negligence claim against bank in client’s favour for mis-administering a pension trust resulting in an additional tax liability ( value circa £250,000)
Successfully settled court proceedings against project manager for damage property caused by subcontractor at a newly renovated London property.
Won a case at a three day trail on behalf of the defendant Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust over unpaid consultancy fees. Obtained courts orders for costs in full in cost proceedings through the court and recovered those costs from the individual by way of a third party debt order, charging order and instalments arrangement.
Restored companies to the register through part 8 court proceedings/administrative procedure in order to bring claims/recover monies/sell property which was transferred to the crown (bona vacantia).
Professional negligence claim against a surveyor who had failed to report a serious damp problem in the property.
What others say
“Thank you so much for your work with this. I appreciate it has not been particularly straight forward for you and you have been exemplary in keeping us updated with the process as it progresses. You’ve always given us confidence in your professionalism and knowledge which has bought ease to somewhat stress process” – Client
“You are a wealth of information second only to Alexa!” – Stuart Sterling, Halo Corporate Finance
“Overall a good result for which I’m very thankful, Jennifer. Your sage advice and measured professional responses to the other party’s hyperbolic correspondence meant a lot to me whilst dealing with such a difficult issue. Sincere thanks.” – Client
Away from the office
When away from the office I enjoy swimming and sailing.