Jennifer originally trained as an advocate and was a junior barrister at the English Bar before moving offshore. Prior to re-joining Ogier she was employed at another leading offshore law firm.
Jennifer acts for all participants in the offshore financial services market including insolvency office holders, investment managers and directors, creditors and shareholders, and parties to large scale commercial litigation. She also regularly advises and acts for beneficiaries along with trustees and other fiduciaries.
A number of Jennifer's prominent matters at Ogier include:
- Acting for Abraaj Private Equiy Fund IV LP in respect of numerous complex issues arising out of the collapse of the Abraaj Group
- Acting for a major international investment bank on claims alleging fraud in connection with the sale of complex financial derivatives backed by residential mortgages
- Advising and acting for the directors and investment managers of distressed funds
- Acting for Goldman Sachs in contentious winding up proceedings related to a syndicated loan
- Advising on take private transactions and shareholder squeeze-out provisions
- Advising on the bribery and corruption laws of the Cayman Islands and the BVI in connection with a US governmental investigation
She has a First Class Bachelor of Laws degree (with Honours) from Keele University and completed her Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law in London as a Major and Pegasus Scholar of the Inner Temple.
Jennifer is a qualified Trusts and Estates Practitioner (TEP) and is a honorary member of the Chancery Bar Association. She regularly contributes articles to legal journals and publications and gives presentations on matters relating to her practice areas.
2009 - Cayman Islands
2008 - British Virgin Islands
2004 - England and Wales (not practising)