Jennifer advises on a range of private and commercial disputes with a particular focus on financial services litigation and large shareholder actions. She represents a range of private and corporate clients including a number of international and domestic investment funds, investment banks, private trust companies and high-net worth individuals.
She is currently the lead assistant on the Lloyds-HBOS litigation, a claim being pursued by a group of 6,000 former shareholders in Lloyds TSB against the directors of Lloyds Bank and Lloyds Banking Group for breaches of fiduciary duty in relation to Lloyds TSB's acquisition of HBOS in 2009.
Jennifer has also been involved in a number of trust and probate disputes in a private client context including a substantial trust dispute in an offshore jurisdiction. She has also acted for applicants seeking freezing injunctions in both the Chancery Division and the Commercial Courts.
She has extensive experience of working with litigation funders including negotiating funding agreements and obtaining ATE insurance for clients and has undertaken a secondment at litigation funders Therium Capital Management.
Recently Reported Cases:
Sharp & Others v Blank & Others  EWHC 3219 (Ch): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2015/3219.html
Sharp & Others v Blank & Others  EWHC 3220 (Ch): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2015/3220.html
John Michael Sharp v Maurice Victor Blank & 5 Ors  EWHC 2685 (Ch): https://www.lawtel.com/UK/FullText/AC0148161ChD.pdf
John Michael Sharp v Maurice Victor Blank & 5 Ors  EWHC 2681 (Ch): https://www.lawtel.com/UK/FullText/AC0148221ChD.pdf
She obtained her PhD from St John's College, Oxford before completing her professional legal studies with distinction and training at Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP. Jennifer recently completed the Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes, for which she achieved a Distinction.
Jennifer is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA) and a student member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).