"They are hands-on, practical, efficient and experienced"Legal 500, 2021
Jenni Jenkins is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association, as well as a CEDR accredited mediator.
Jenni’s litigation practice incorporates a broad range of commercial disputes with a focus on commercial fraud and insolvency. She has extensive experience of applying for and opposing interim relief such as freezing orders, disclosure orders and contempt applications.
Jenni’s mediation practice incorporates property, professional negligence, partnership and employment disputes. Jenni is also a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association Arbitration and ADR Group, with a focus on mediation.
Counsel and clients describe her as:
“… an excellent lawyer, with great experience in heavyweight international commercial disputes… she has a fast turnaround on work, which is incisive and powerful, and she is brilliant with clients.”
“… an excellent commercial disputes lawyer. She is very bright, tactically astute and has sound judgment. Jenni is enormously dedicated to her clients and is always sensitive to their commercial priorities. A great choice for clients involved in commercial litigation or arbitration, a real pleasure to work with.”
“… an extremely bright and dedicated lawyer. Her tireless efforts show an exceptional commitment to her work, and her advice was always insightful and commercially-focused. Jenni is a valued and trusted advocate.”
Outside of work, Jenni enjoys creative writing and has published a number of short stories. She also plays piano and violin, and once had the opportunity to play with a Scottish Fiddle Orchestra at the White House and Shea Stadium.
Jenni has recently handled cases including an alleged fraud of US$1.1 billion from a Kazakh bank, a EUR36 million misfeasance claim brought by a liquidator against former directors of an insolvent company, a breach of contract claim against a Formula One team and a claim for dishonest assistance and conspiracy by an investment fund against its former employee.
- 2011 – Present: Partner, Memery Crystal
- 2008 – 2011: Dawsons LLP
- 2004 – 2008: Clifford Chance LLP