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Jennifer Darcy



Jennifer is a senior associate in the litigation and dispute resolution department with Philip Lee. She is experienced in advising on a broad range of contentious matters, with a particular focus on High Court and Commercial Court banking and corporate disputes and civil fraud.


Jennifer trained in a top-ranked Irish law firm and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland, and also in England and Wales, in 2013. Following qualification, Jennifer worked for a US law firm in London where she represented a global investment bank in relation to a large multi-jurisdictional regulatory investigation of the foreign exchange trading market. She then worked for a boutique commercial litigation disputes firm in London where she gained a wealth of experience in complex banking and financial disputes including claims against financial institutions relating to financial product mis-selling and alleged manipulation of LIBOR, and acting for a fund manager in relation to significant Commercial Court proceedings involving a dispute as to fees associated with investment of capital investment funds into complex structured products.


Jennifer is committed to delivering focused and strategic advice to clients in respect of often detailed and complex high-value disputes.


Representative matters:

  • Advising the beneficiaries of a pension fund in relation to the alleged fraudulent misappropriation of over €6 million of their pension assets. This is a cross-border matter involving multiple parties including various financial institutions.
  • Advising a company and its directors in relation to a shareholder’s claim for oppression under section 212 of the Companies Act 2014.
  • Advising a company in relation to a high-value property dispute regarding a right of way claimed over lands to be developed.
  • Advising a Malaysian investment fund in relation to two separate Section 160 Planning Injunctions and a related nuisance action arising from the development of a prominent hotel site in the City Centre.
  • Advised the petitioners in a number of compulsory liquidations of companies.
  • Acted for the Examiner in the High Court Examinership of Malvern House Ireland Limited; assisted in acting for the Examiner of a Circuit Court Examinership of Ryco Book Protection Services Limited.


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