Jenny is a specialist in social housing & homelessness, adult and child social care, mental capacity and mental health law, public and administrative law, and immigration.
Jenny is a graduate of Oxford University (English BA), and Kings College, London (LLM in Administrative Law, Human Rights, Jurisprudence and the Laws of War). She completed her PgDL and BVC at the College of Law, London. Jenny was called to the Bar in 2006. As a member of Middle Temple she was awarded a Harmsworth Scholarship and Entrance Exhibition. In 2012, Jenny was awarded a Pegasus scholarship and worked at the Centre for Constitutional Rights in New York.
Jenny was also Deputy Chair and a member of Council of Which? the consumer rights organisation, until 2019.
"Experienced in homelessness cases and social housing litigation involving issues over lawfulness of allocation schemes, applicants' immigration status and discrimination under the Equality Act 2010." Legal 500 2021
"The detail and calibre of her drafting is very impressive, as is the eloquence of her advocacy." Chambers and Partners 2020
"A tremendous barrister. She is always thorough and well prepared, and her advocacy is outstanding." Chambers and Partners 2020
"She is very good, sensible and pragmatic." "She is always so thorough and well prepared. Her knowledge is frightening and her advocacy is outstanding - she is very good at reading the judge, very good in her delivery and her cross-examination skills are superb." Chambers and Partners 2020
"She's very clear, authoritative and succinct." Chambers and Partners 2020
"Specialises in public law challenges of decisions to decisions of social landlords" Legal 500 2020
"A rising star for Court of Protection work. She's very, very thorough, persuasive, knowledgeable and cool in court." "She's very straightforward, good on the law and a very good advocate." Chambers and Partners 2019
"Very good and able to straddle the boundaries between housing, mental capacity and social care." "Produces excellent written advices and is not afraid to roll her sleeves up." Chambers and Partners 2019
"She's a very nice opponent and a promising junior." Chambers and Partners 2019
"She's a standout advocate: she's very clear, precise and succinct and her oral advocacy is very strong." Chambers and Partners 2019
"Her advocacy in court is fantastic and her knowledge of the law encyclopaedic." The Legal 500 2018
"One of the most thorough and easy-to-work-with barristers." Legal 500 2017
"She is possibly one of the best young barristers I've come across. She's excellent, extremely bright and extremely user-friendly." Chambers & Partners 2017
"She's years ahead of her call, and has the ability to analyse the most complex case law." Chambers & Partners 2017
"She is incredibly thorough, calm and approachable." "Exceptionally well prepared and brilliant with clients." Chambers & Partners 2017
"She's meticulous in her approach, she really delivers and her client care is fantastic." "She's completely on top of issues, extremely smart and alert to every possible challenge." Chambers & Partners 2016
"Always calm, however poor the case looks." Legal 500 2016
"Meticulous in her preparation; she covers everything in detail." Legal 500 2015