Kirsten Jepsen

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Kirsten Jepsen

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What she’s best at:

Kirsten is an experienced litigation lawyer who advises on a broad range of mostly High Court commercial litigation, though she has experience of representing clients at all levels from the County Courts to the Supreme Court. Her experience includes obtaining emergency injunctive relief, professional negligence claims, civil fraud, business disputes, intellectual property disputes and sports law.

Who she advises:

  • Shareholders and directors;
  • Individual and corporate investors;
  • Creditors and insolvency practitioners;
  • Trustees, beneficiaries and protectors; and
  • Entrepreneurs, start-ups, and other SME companies.

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Key Achievements:

  • Acting on behalf of a German company against a number of defendants for trade mark infringement and passing off for the sale of copy products advertised using their trade marks;
  • Acting on behalf of the defendants in proceedings regarding the beneficial ownership of shares in a family company and the subsequent inquiry as to the value of those shares;
  • Acting for the defendants in a US$100 million claim arising out of a team move to a competitor company;
  • Acting for the defendant company in a defamation claim regarding a statement made as to the impecuniosity of the claimant;
  • Acting for car collectors in respect of various disputes regarding their collection of high value cars including fraud, misappropriation of assets and committal proceedings;
  • Acting for the defendants in an IPEC claim for passing off, trade mark infringement, copyright infringement and performance rights infringement that included a committal application against the director for allegedly signing a false disclosure statement;
  • Advising the directors of a company subject to an FCA investigation for a listing on the main market which was allegedly based on false information;
  • Various professional negligence matters on behalf of claimants including for the wrongful payment out of client monies to a third party, negligent tax advice, negligent conveyancing advice and the under-settlement of a personal injury claim;
  • Arbitration proceedings in respect of a Sale of Goods Act claim for the sale of a defective cruise ship with defects that were alleged deliberately concealed;
  • Acting for a shareholder in a long running liquidation of his company including dealing with various applications made by the co-shareholder;

Publications

  • Penalty Clauses in the Spotlight: https://www.fladgate.com/2015/12/penalty-clauses-spotlight/

Previous Law Firms:

  • Associate Solicitor, Fladgate LLP, 2013 – 2016
  • Trainee Solicitor, Fladgate LLP, 2011 – 2013
  • Paralegal, Devonshires Solicitors, 2010 – 2011

Previous Businesses:

  • Paralegal, Atos Origin IT Services, 2009 – 2010

Education:

  • King’s College, London – LLB
  • The University of Law – LPC

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