Jennifer Reeves

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Jennifer is a Senior Associate in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team based in London. She is also a member of the firm's EU, Competition & Trade team. Jennifer advises clients in relation to general commercial disputes, competition claims, competition appeals and judicial review challenges. She is a member of the firm's Competition Litigation, Public Law and Business Crime Units.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Defended a global manufacturing firm in connection with a number of cartel damages claims arising from two European Commission infringement decisions

  • Defended L'Oréal in connection with a High Court claim contesting the legality of its selective distribution system for certain luxury cosmetic products

  • Represented EDF Energy and SSE with respect to their joint appeal to the Competition & Markets Authority challenging an Ofgem decision in relation to energy transmission

  • Advised a major financial institution in relation to claims arising from the alleged manipulation of foreign exchange benchmarks

  • Advised a global real estate company in connection with a post-acquisition dispute with a number of regulatory and commercial implications

  • Litigating at the Competition Appeal Tribunal, including appeals and judicial review challenges and civil damages claims 

  • Defended Inflamax, a Canadian clinical research organization, against a Commercial Court claim by a pharmaceutical company in relation to an allergy trial

  • Represented the Hepatitis C Trust in a judicial review of a commissioning decision by NHS England

  • Conducted an investigation into bribery and corrupt practices for a major global corporation 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Competition Law Association
  • Recommended by The Legal 500 for Competition Litigation

Admissions

  • England & Wales (2011)

Education

  • King's College London, UK (EU Competition Law ) (2012)
  • BPP Law School (Legal Practice) (2008)
  • University of Oxford (Jurisprudence) (2007)

Languages

  • English
  • French

'Nuanced - privileged in parallel US/UK investigations', Fraud Intelligence, September 2017

'Class certification - how the CAT might learn from Canada and the USA', Competition Law Journal, September 2016 

'Indecent exposure - the Implications of the Pfleiderer and National Grid cases', Competition Law Journal, September 2012 

Speaking engagements have included presenting to the Hungarian competition authority as part of an OECD-led training programme and the Junior Competition Conference 2016 on litigation issues