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Jasbir Kaur

Civil and Commercial Litigation

 

Jasbir Kaur initially obtained her law degree from University College London (UCL) and qualified as a barrister. After gaining extensive experience working within the Commercial Litigation Departments of two magic circle firms in the City, she qualified as a solicitor. She also successfully headed the Litigation Departments in three London firms and obtained her Higher Rights of Audience qualifying as a Solicitor Advocate. Gaining over twelve years’ experience in both the fields of Civil and Commercial Litigation, Jasbir is a keen advocate who regularly attends Court to represent clients before hearings at various Courts and Tribunals.

Jasbir is also regularly instructed to assist clients with their matrimonial and children matters. She is able to deal with contested and uncontested divorces, financial relief and proceedings under the Children Act 1989.

 

SECTORS: Commercial | Employment | Family and Matrimonial | Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Acting for one of the world’s largest tobacco companies over claims brought by smokers, governments, and health authorities in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Australasia;

Acted on behalf of the Marlborough Gallery in defending a very substantial undue influence and breach of fiduciary duty claim brought by the estate of the artist Francis Bacon: Clarke v Marlborough Fine Art Ltd (No 2) [2002] 1 WLR 1731 and Clarke v Marlborough Fine Art Ltd (No 3) [2002] EWHC 11. The claim was settled shortly before a three month trial was due to commence;

Successfully secured a worldwide freezing injunction on behalf of a large Dubai based corporate company in respect of an ex-employee.  They had misappropriated funds belonging to the company’s clients and had breached her fiduciary duties as a company director;

Acted on behalf of a reputable media company in a construction dispute with a builder who had constructed a set of film studios. The dispute related to whether the phase of works were to be charged on a costs plus or lump sum basis and also involved expert determination as to the actual cost of the works.

 

SECTORS: Commercial | Employment | Family and Matrimonial | Litigation and Dispute Resolution