Jessica McManus > DQ > Douglas, Isle Of Man > Lawyer Profile

DQ
THE CHAMBERS
5 MOUNT PLEASANT
DOUGLAS
IM1 2PU
Isle Of Man

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Associate.

Jessica is able to assist and advise clients in a number of areas, including high-value corporate and commercial litigation, employment issues, personal injury and clinical negligence and debt recovery. Jessica’s commercial litigation practice has seen her act for a number of onshore and offshore clients from large CSPs to small partnerships.

Jessica works with clients to find appropriate and effective resolutions including utilising alternative dispute resolution such as mediation. In her employment practice, Jessica advises both employers and employees in contentious and non-contentious matters. Jessica was complimented for her “targeted and concise advocacy” when she successfully obtained an injunction for a Consultant who had been suspended from his position.

Jessica also regularly advises on non-contentious issues such as contracts and policies for employers and settlement agreements.

Career

Jessica joined DQ as a Trainee Advocate in 2014 and qualified as a Manx Advocate in 2016.

Languages

English

Memberships

Isle of Man Law Society

Education

Jessica graduated from Lancaster University with a first class honours degree in Law and gained a distinction in the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law Manchester.

Lawyer Rankings

Isle of Man > Employment

DQ covers the spectrum of employment law for clients such as trusts, corporate service providers and e-gaming companies. Litigator Leanne McKeown, who heads up the team, is particularly strong in equality and discrimination claims. She also assists with industrial relations, workplace investigations and is a qualified data protection practitioner. McKeown works with associate Jessica McManus and Mark Emery.