Jennifer is a highly experienced practitioner with over 18 years’ experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution and has particular expertise in banking enforcement litigation where she has represented clients in a number of high value commercial disputes.

Known for her professionalism, Jennifer has achieved the status of Trusted Advisor with a number of clients. She has a proven track record in delivering results and clients greatly value the clear and practical advice she provides.

Chambers and Legal 500 Guides state that when resolving disputes, Jennifer is commercial, responsive and effective.

Experience

  • Acting for financial institutions in prosecuting and defending complex and high value debt recovery claims before the Commercial Court and the High Court.
  • Acting on behalf of Financial Institutions in relation to the enforcement of multi-million euro claims.
  • Advising financial institutions on pre- and post-judgment enforcement strategies.
  • Defending solicitors, architects and engineers in professional negligence claims before the Circuit and High Courts.
  • Implementing alternative dispute resolution procedures including mediation and arbitration to resolve disputes.
  • Advising property developers in relation to contractual disputes.
  • Acting on behalf of licensed property owners in relation to liquor licensing requirements.
  • Tutors on the Law Society of Ireland's Commercial Litigation Diploma Course.

Contact Jennifer

+ 353 1 637 1504
jclarke@lkshields.ie

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Awards &
Recommendations

'Direct and straightforward in her approach and brings solutions to her clients'. Recommended and Ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer for Dispute Resolution

Legal 500 EMEA 2019
Awards &
Recommendations

The 'extremely effective' Jennifer Clarke is recommended and Ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer.

Legal 500 EMEA 2018
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Dispute Resolution.

Chambers Europe 2018
Awards &
Recommendations

"She is extremely commercial and a great negotiator; her advice is measured and succinct."

Chambers Global 2018
Awards &
Recommendations

The ‘superbly efficient’ Jennifer Clarke is recommended and Ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer.

Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Dispute Resolution.

Chambers Europe 2017
Awards &
Recommendations

"She is very easy to work with, technically strong and very commercial", "She will happily go to court, but if she sees the merit of trying to negotiate then she advises the same".

Chambers Global 2017
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Dispute Resolution.

Chambers Europe 2016
Awards &
Recommendations

"Her attention to detail is absolutely first-class. She has commercial acumen and is a very good negotiator who can reach favourable settlements". Recommended for Dispute Resolution.

Chambers Global 2016
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for Dispute Resolution.

Chambers Global
Awards &
Recommendations

Recommended for her good business sense and availability.

Chambers Europe
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  • Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland
    Law Society of Ireland
    2001
  • LL.B (Hons)
    University of London
    1996

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