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Jessie Ingle

Jessie Ingle


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Jessie joined chambers in July 2021, following the successful completion of her pupillage. She is developing a broad practice covering all aspects of Commercial, Public and International/EU law. Jessie has experience and a particular interest in investment treaty arbitration, international human rights law, civil fraud, sanctions and cryptocurrency matters.

Before coming to the Bar, Jessie qualified as a solicitor at Linklaters LLP and practised as an associate in the firm’s dispute resolution department in London, specialising in commercial litigation and public law.

Jessie graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia in 2012, winning the prize for best performance in Public International Law, and received an LLM from the University of Cambridge in 2014.

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  • Commercial M

    Jessie accepts instructions in all areas of commercial law. Jessie’s recent commercial work includes:

    • The Ingenious Litigation – acting for Ingenious Media in a £200 million claim arising out of the marketing and operation of film production partnerships (led by Tim Lord QC and Simon Birt QC).
    • Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation v (1) David Neil Gerrard (2) Dechert LLP – defence of a high profile claim for professional negligence and malpractice by mining conglomerate ENRC (described by The Lawyer as one of the top 20 cases of 2021) (as a pupil, assisting Edward Harrison).
    • Patisserie Holdings PLC et al v Grant Thornton UK LLP – defence of a substantial professional negligence action claiming damages in excess of £200 million in connection with an alleged management fraud (as a pupil, assisting Edward Harrison).
    • A case relating to cyber-fraud and cryptocurrency (as a pupil, assisting Sarah Bousfield).
  • Public Law M

    Jessie accepts instructions in all areas of public law. Her recent public law work includes:

    • Mohammad Hossein Jahanshahi and others v Metro Bank PLC – a claim on behalf of a large group of Iranian individuals and companies under the Equality Act 2010 and the Blocking Regulation (led by Maya Lester QC).
    • Advice on responding to OFSI regarding compliance with sanctions licences over a period of several years (led by Maya Lester QC).
    • A case on the procedural fairness of the Labour Party’s disciplinary processes (as a pupil, assisting Maya Lester QC).
    • A prospective judicial review challenge to the Government’s handling of the testing programme in the Covid-19 crisis (as a pupil, assisting Maya Lester QC).
  • International/EU M

    Jessie has a particular interest in public international law, human rights and sanctions.

    As a solicitor, Jessie worked with Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC and Sarah Love for the successful respondent State in 16812/17 Rustavi 2 Broadcasting Company Ltd, and others v Georgia (2019) before the European Court of Human Rights.

    During pupillage, Jessie assisted Maya Lester QC on a number of sanctions matters relating to the EU Blocking Regulation and human rights/Magnitsky sanctions. Jessie also assisted Maya Lester QC on a number of public international law matters for the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office.


    Professional experience:

    2019: Called to the Bar of England and Wales

    2016-19: Associate, Dispute Resolution, Linklaters LLP

    2016: Seconded Employment Advocate, Free Representation Unit

    2014-16: Trainee Solicitor, Linklaters LLP


    2019: Bar Transfer Test, BPP Law School

    2017: Advanced Course on International Criminal Law, International Law and Economic Crime, The Hague Academy of International Law

    2013-14: LLM, University of Cambridge (First Class)

    2007-12: LLB, University of New South Wales, Australia (First Class Honours)

    2007-12: BA (International Studies), University of New South Wales, Australia (Distinction)

    Scholarships and prizes:

    John & Sophie Laws Scholar, Bar European Group

    Becker Law Studentship, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge

    Kate Bertram Prize, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge

    Best performance in Public International Law, University of New South Wales

    Dean’s List, Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales

    Semi-finalist, International Criminal Court Trial Moot, The Hague

    Semi-finalist, World Human Rights Moot, Pretoria, South Africa


    'Aiding and Abetting by Omission before the International Criminal Tribunals'​ (2016) 14(4) Journal of International Criminal Justice 747

    'The International Criminal Court and Financial Crime' in Barry Rider (ed), Research Handbook on International Financial Crime (2015, Edward Elgar)

    ‘Overview: Criminal Law, Evidence & Procedure’ (2014) 3(2) Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law