Jenner & Block

 

Ms. Shimmin’s litigation representations include:

  • Acting in multi-jurisdictional enforcement proceedings in respect of two LCIA arbitration awards worth over $500 million.
  • Defending a major investment bank from claims arising out of English law governed derivatives contracts, involving proceedings in Iceland and the BVI
  • Acting for a large infrastructure group and investment fund in Commercial Court proceedings relating to breach of contract claims arising out of the purchase of offshore transmission assets.
  • Acting for an infrastructure group in Judicial Review proceedings regarding Ofgem determinations of revenue streams of renewable energy assets.
  • Acting for a defence contractor in relation to breach of procurement claims pursuant to the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations 2011 against the Ministry of Defence.
  • Advising an EU headquartered multinational on strategy to recover funds relating to South American transport joint venture.
  • Representing Mastercard in multiple proceedings brought by UK retailers in the High Court and Competition Appeals Tribunal seeking damages in excess of £450m in relation to interchange fees on payment transactions.
  • Advising a defence contractor in relation to breach of contract claims arising out of a multimillion pound procurement contract.

Her arbitration representations include:

  • Defending a multinational energy company in ICC arbitral proceedings relating to $100m breach of warranty claims.
  • Representing one of the largest precious metal refiners in LCIA arbitral proceedings in relation to breach of contract claims.
  • Representing a defence contractor in a multimillion pound international LCIA arbitration against a sovereign contractual counterparty.
  • Representing a leading technology services company in relation to disputes arising from a $400 million software contract.
  • Acting on a billion dollar ICC arbitration claim concerning the design and construction of a nuclear power plant.

Her investigations and regulatory representations include:

  • Representing a panel investment bank involved in the high-profile investigations by global regulators and law enforcement agencies into the determination and setting of LIBOR.
  • Acting for a Pensions Trustee of a FTSE 250 company in investigations by the Pensions Regulator and the Financial Reporting Council arising out of a £300m deficit in the group pension.
  • Acting for the former Finance Director of a FTSE 250 company in investigations by the Financial Reporting Council and Accounting and Actuarial Disciplinary Board following the company’s sudden collapse.
  • Acting for a major investment bank assisting the FCA with market abuse proceedings in relation to spoofing activity.

Jenner & Block London LLP is a limited liability partnership established under the laws of the state of Delaware, USA and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with SRA number 615729. Jenner & Block London LLP is affiliated with Jenner & Block LLP, which operates Jenner & Block’s offices in the United States.