“She has an incisive legal mind, is a tenacious advocate and is relentlessly hard working.”
- Legal 500 2019
"She is terrific, very bright and someone who gets to the issue quickly."
- Chambers and Partners 2018.
Jenny is a highly experienced barrister and a specialist in financial regulatory work and complex civil and criminal fraud.
Jenny has been ranked in Chambers and Partners since 2014. She is ranked as a leading individual for Financial Crime at the London Bar in Chambers and Partners Directory. She is also ranked in the Legal 500 for Business and Regulatory Crime (including global investigations).
Jenny is an expert in Missing Trader Intra-Community (“MTIC”) fraud. She spent over 10 years conducting MTIC cases in the Crown Court and for the last 7 to 8 years has been regularly instructed in related proceedings in the VAT Tribunal (First and Upper Tier). She is currently instructed as Lead Counsel in a number of multi-million pound Appeals.
Prior to developing a financial regulatory practice, Jenny conducted numerous fraud cases including mortgage fraud, insurance fraud, complex excise fraud, PAYE fraud, and advance fee fraud. She has also conducted numerous money laundering and confiscation cases.
Chambers and Partners 2020 - "She's fair-minded, she works very hard and she masters material extremely well. Tenacity and a good grasp of detail are hallmarks of hers. "
Legal 500 2019 - "A determined advocate who gives her all in every case. "
Chambers and Partners 2019 - “Her tax and fraud capabilities mean that she has also regularly appeared in the VAT tribunal. She also acts in financial crime more broadly, appearing both for the defence and for the prosecution.
“Experienced in cases involving HMRC, the SFO and FCA.”
"Incredibly thorough and hands-on" and "has a good eye for detail."
Chambers and Partners 2017 - "Reads the papers thoroughly, prepares her arguments well and sees points that other people would miss."
Chambers and Partners 2016 - "She's exceptionally hard-working and very good on the law."
Asset Recovery, Civil Fraud & Confiscation
Jenny has been involved in numerous confiscation cases arising out of prosecutions for fraud. This work naturally links in with Jenny's financial work and expertise.
Prior to developing a practice in financial regulatory work Jenny specialised solely in complex fraud cases. Her particular expertise is VAT fraud, in particular MTIC fraud.
Jenny has conducted numerous types of criminal case as both a Prosecution and Defence advocate, with an emphasis on fraud.