The FCA introduced new rules in October 2019 to make it easier for mortgage prisoners to take out a more affordable mortgage with a new lender. However, there has been limited take up of the new rules by lenders (which are optional for them). The problem has been exacerbated by Covid-19, which has meant that lenders’ focus […]
Jenny took part in a panel discussion today about financial services group actions alongside Philip Marshall QC and Simon Hatton, both of Serle Court, and Leeor Cohen from Burford Capital. She talked about the advantages and disadvantages of group litigation orders from the claimant’s perspective, and the role of third-party litigation funding and ATE insurance […]
Damon Parker and Jenny Morrissey are speaking at the Law Society’s Civil Litigations Autumn Conference on October 9th. Damon will be one of the main speakers at the event and Jenny will be co- chairing the conference in her capacity as a member of the Civil Litigation Committee of the Law Society. Damon will be […]
Jenny Morrissey is speaking on the ‘Future of Global Securities Class and Collective Actions’ at the DRRT investor conference in Frankfurt on 4 April 2019. More information about the conference can be found: here.
This March, Jenny Morrissey and Emily Fernando from the Harcus Parker team took part in an important project to create a historical record of women in the law. The First 100 Years project was created to record the progress of women in the law since 1919, when the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919 paved the […]
Jenny is speaking at the 18th Annual Securities Regulation in Europe Conference. She will be joining a panel discussing developments in Securities Litigation for Corporate Lawyers. Further information about the conference can be found here.
In January 2019, the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment in the Asda Equal Pay case on the issue of ‘comparators’ (Asda Stores Ltd v Brierley  EWCA Civ 44). Jennifer Cassidy and Emily Fernando discuss the implications of this case on other equal pay cases which are proceeding against the supermarkets. Find out […]