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Jessica-Leigh Knowles


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Jessica-Leigh is an associate in Ogier's Dispute Resolution team, where she advises on a broad range of complex commercial and cross-border disputes, particularly in relation to claims involving breach of contract, minority shareholders, banking and finance, civil fraud, asset-tracing, professional negligence and insolvency.

Background and experience

Jessica-Leigh specialises in complex, high value, multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes.

Prior to joining Ogier in 2021, Jessica-Leigh trained and qualified at an international city firm in London, UK. Her broad practice includes experience of defending allegations of conspiracy made against a multi-national company pursuant to a large corporate acquisition in Asia, asset-tracing and recovery of several million pounds pursuant to a multi-jurisdictional push payment fraud, acting for a large corporate in relation to an internal investigation relating to alleged financial misstatement, defending claims of dishonest assistance and conspiracy involving cross-border commodity transactions, defending claims for repayment of convertible loan agreements, a professional negligence claim made against an investment services firm and acting for a plaintiff in claims based on fraudulent misrepresentation.

Jessica-Leigh holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Sociology and French from York University, Canada and obtained her Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Birmingham, UK.

Jessica-Leigh is a member of the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (Cayman) Limited (RISA), International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).

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2021 - Cayman Islands
2016 - England and Wales


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