Jenny is a counsel in Dentons' Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group based in Hong Kong.
Jenny has over 10 years of litigation experience in Hong Kong. Her practice focuses on disputes in the Financial Services, Insurance, Technology and Communications sectors.
Jenny has advised and acted for both plaintiffs and defendants on a wide range of commercial disputes, such as shareholders' disputes, professional indemnity and insurance matters, mis-selling claims, corporate insolvency, employment disputes, fraud, corruption, asset tracing and recovery, defamation claims, data privacy disputes, and disputes involving trade secrets or other confidential information.
Jenny regularly advises and represents clients in relation to investigations by regulatory authorities, such as the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC), the Independent Commission Against Corruption of Hong Kong (ICAC), the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers (HKCIB).
Jenny’s experience in the employment area includes both contentious and non-contentious matters. She has advised on team moves, restrictive covenants, discrimination claims and post-termination suits, and regularly represent clients in Labour Tribunal and High Court actions. She is a contributor to the Hong Kong Employment Law – a Practical Guide, 5th Edition.
Jenny qualified as a solicitor and barrister in New Zealand in 2005, in Hong Kong in 2008, and in England and Wales in 2009. She trained as a banking and finance lawyer at Linklaters and then spent nearly six years at Kennedys, specialising in insurance and litigation, then another four years at Bird & Bird as a commercial litigator, before joining Dentons in December 2018.
Jenny is also a civil celebrant of marriages in Hong Kong.