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Work 020 7242 9700
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340 LONDON / CHANCERY LANE
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Sinclair Gibson LLP, Dr Jennifer Morrissey, London, ENGLAND

Dr Jennifer Morrissey

Tel:
Work 020 7539 4715
Email:
Sinclair Gibson LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Position

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 Theruim Capital Management.

Recently Reported Cases:

Sharp & Others v Blank & Others [2015] EWHC 3219 (Ch): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2015/3219.html

Sharp & Others v Blank & Others [2015] EWHC 3220 (Ch): http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2015/3220.html

John Michael Sharp v Maurice Victor Blank & 5 Ors [2015] EWHC 2685 (Ch): https://www.lawtel.com/UK/FullText/AC0148161ChD.pdf

John Michael Sharp v Maurice Victor Blank & 5 Ors [2015] EWHC 2681 (Ch): https://www.lawtel.com/UK/FullText/AC0148221ChD.pdf

Career

Jennifer trained at a London law firm, well know for its private client department, before joining Harcus Sinclair in 2014.

Member

Jennifer is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA) and a student member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Education

UCL: BA (Hons) Geography
St John's College, Oxford: PhD Geography
BPP Law School: GDL and LPC
STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes (Distinction)

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