Jennie Wild > Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Marcus Taverner QC
Keating Chambers
15 ESSEX STREET
LONDON
WC2R 3AA
England

Position

Jennie Wild’s practice covers a broad spectrum of domestic and international commercial disputes that fall to be resolved by way of litigation, adjudication, international arbitration and ADR, including energy, construction, engineering, professional negligence and associated insurance disputes. She has experience of heavy, complex and high value claims. Jennie also drafts and advises in her own right, and regularly appears as sole advocate in the High Court and County Courts.

Jennie’s recent experience includes:

  • Middle East: Three Middle-Eastern airport arbitrations, and a $2billion ICC arbitration arising out of the termination of a hospital project.
  • Australia: A $127m ICC arbitration concerning an offshore LNG development project.
  • Domestic: A three week TCC trial concerning an on-shore gas pipeline in Shetland (Van Oord UK Ltd v Allseas UK Ltd [2015] EWHC 3074 (TCC) and [2016] 1 CostsLO 1), an emergency injunction application seeking the withdrawal of a call on a €24m bond and an adjudication enforcement hearing concerning issues of natural justice and excess of jurisdiction (Stellite Construction Ltd v Vascroft Contractors Ltd (2016) 165 ConLR 108).

In addition to her work as counsel, Jennie is a contributing editor of the Construction Law Reports, Keating on Construction Contracts, Keating on JCT and Halsbury’s Laws.

Before coming to the Bar, Jennie worked at the Law Commission on the reform of insurance law, unfair contract terms and fiduciary duties and prior to that, in Australia, at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office and for the Principal Judge of the Victorian Commercial Court.

Career

Australian Wheat Board (2008-2009); Victorian Government Solicitors Office (Melbourne) (2009-2010); associate to the Honourable Justice Hargrave, Supreme Court of Victoria (Melbourne) (2010-2011); The Law Commission (2011-2013); called to the Bar (2013); Inner Temple; pupillage Keating Chambers (2013-2014); tenant 2014 to date.

Languages

English, French (basic).

Memberships

TECBAR; COMBAR; LCLCBA; Society of Construction Law

Education

University of Nottingham, LLB (Hons) Law with Australian Law (First Class); City University, Bar Professional Training Course (Distinction).

Leisure

Art and netball.

Lawyer Rankings

Middle East: The English Bar > Construction

(Leading juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Jennie WildKeating ChambersVery methodical in her approach and meticulous in her preparation.

London Bar > Construction

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Jennie WildKeating ChambersShe is meticulous and thorough.