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Jennifer Millins

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Mishcon de Reya LLP

Work Department

Employment

Position

Jennifer is a Partner in the Employment department. In addition to her day-to-day work advising both businesses and individuals on all aspects of employment law, Jennifer regularly handles large-scale litigation for both employers and employees. Recent examples have included discrimination and whistleblowing cases both in the Employment Tribunal and beyond through the appellate Courts. She also has substantial experience in High Court litigation, and has acted in high-value breach of contract and bonus disputes and a number of injunction proceedings. Jennifer has particular experience advising individuals and businesses on key issues and disputes relating to unfair competition and business protection such as breaches of restrictive covenants, data theft, team moves and the use of social media. Outside of the courts, Jennifer regularly advises on complex and high-value settlements for senior individuals – employers, directors, LLP members and partners – exiting businesses in a wide variety of sectors.

While Jennifer has experience in acting for clients from a wide range of business sectors, many of her clients are in financial services and recruitment. She is part of the Firm's cross-departmental Recruitment Services Group, and regularly speaks at recruitment industry events and is frequently published in the recruitment press.

Career

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP; Legal Director, Mishcon de Reya; Associate, Mishcon de Reya; Solicitor, Mishcon de Reya; Trainee, Lovells, Qualified - 2006

Languages

French and Spanish

Member

Employment Lawyers Association

Education

University of Nottingham, BA hon (French and Hispanic Studies)


London: Corporate and commercial

Partnership

Within: Partnership

Mishcon de Reya LLP’s ‘very strong’ multi-disciplinary team stands out for its knowledge of partnership-related employment matters, particularly relating to member, minority, remuneration and regulatory disputes. On the non-contentious side, the firm handles formations, structuring, drafting of LLP agreements, tax and remuneration advice. The ‘tough and commercially savvy’ Joanna Blackburn has significant expertise in complex LLP exits concerning senior members. Jennifer Millins specialises in restrictive covenant, breach of confidence and team move disputes. Greg Campbell acted for a former partner of an international law firm in relation to a multi-jurisdictional whistleblowing and sexual discrimination case, leading on the litigation strategy and subsequent settlement discussions. In another highlight, James Libson advised an exiting partner from a global law firm on his move to a rival firm.

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Next generation lawyers

Jennifer Millins - Mishcon de Reya LLP

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Mishcon de Reya LLP fields 'one of the strongest teams in the market' that is 'now well established at the highest level for both employer and senior executive work'. Key names include team head Daniel Naftalin, who 'achieves spectacular results'; Joanna Blackburn, who is 'incredibly talented and extremely clever'; Sharon Tan, who is 'technically brilliant and has an incredible work ethic'; the 'highly commercial' Greg Campbell, the 'excellent' Sarah Keeble, and Jennifer Millins and newly promoted partner Susannah Kintish, who are 'undeniably stars of the future'. The firm is considered to have 'the standout group for employment litigation'; recent highlights include defending Pimlico Plumbers in a gig economy case, acting for various senior broadcast journalists at the BBC including China Editor Carrie Gracie in equal pay and discrimination claims and representing Tradition in a High Court claim involving allegations of breach of contract, breaches of the equitable duty of confidence and conspiracy to cause unlawful damage. Kering, Warner Music Group, Expedia, Christian Louboutin UK and Harrods are also clients.

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