Jenny specialises in divorce and all areas of family finance, including applications pursuant to Schedule 1 of the Children Act 1989. She has experience in cases with high-value assets, complex trust and corporate structures, and cases with international elements.

Jenny is recommended as one of only three rising stars in the 2022 Spears Family Law Index, an annual listing of lawyers who are tackling the most complex, high value divorces in the UK. She is also highlighted in the “Runners and Riders” round up of key individuals for 2022.

Jenny acts and advises in all areas of family finance, as well as all matters connected to those proceedings such as interim remedies, forum/jurisdiction disputes and issues of enforcement. She has an established and wide-ranging practice including experience as junior counsel in cases involving substantial wealth, offshore assets and issues of jurisdiction.

Jenny contributed to the 10th edition of ‘Jacksons Matrimonial Finance’.  Prior to joining 1 King’s Bench Walk, Jenny worked as an analyst at a major European hedge fund. She is commercial and confident in dealing with complex financial structures.

Cases of interest

  • ES v SS (No 2) [2024] EWFC 59
  • Potanina (respondent) v Potanin (appellant): [2024] UKSC 3
  • ES v SS [2023] EWFC 177
  • Barclay v Barclay & Anor [2023] EWHC 1179
  • Barclay v Barclay [2022] EWHC 2026 (Fam)

Jenny is available to conduct private FDRs.

Reputation & Awards

Super hard-working, has a phenomenal work ethic and is unflappable under pressure.

Legal 500, 2024 

“She really gave the impression of having more experience than her level of call. Her advocacy was calm and secure.” – Chambers & Partners, 2024

“She has a clear commercial understanding which she translates into solid pragmatic advice.” – Chambers & Partners, 2024

‘Jennifer is all over the detail, highly numerate, measured, a consummate professional, and fabulous. She is super hard-working, has a phenomenal work ethic and is unflappable under pressure.’ – Legal 500, 2024

“Jenny is excellent. Her attention to detail is second to none and she has an excellent manner with clients and judges.” – Chambers & Partners, 2023

Awards and Scholarships

University of Cambridge: Jacob Bronowski Prize (highest mark in finals), Frances Willmoth Prize (highest mark in dissertation).
Lincoln’s Inn: Cholmeley Studentship, Buchanan Prize, Hardwicke Scholarship.


  • Peterhouse, University of Cambridge: BA (Hons) History and Philosophy of Science (First Class)
  • BPP Law School: Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction); Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding)

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