Jenifer Martindale


Commercial Principal Contact

“Jenifer is reassuring and calm in times of great stress.”

Chambers, 2024

“She's sensible and practical with very good judgement.”

Chambers, 2024

“Jenifer ensures we understand the options going forward and are realistic about the possible outcomes and associated costs.”

Chambers, 2024

“Jenifer Martindale was very professional at all times. Jenifer read in and grasped our case quickly and immediately gave us sound legal advice. Jenifer ensured we understood the options going forward and that we were realistic about the possible outcomes and the associated costs. We found Jenifer reassuring and calm at a time of great stress.”

Legal 500, 2024

“Jenifer Martindale has always been diligent and thorough in all of her work”

Legal 500, 2023

"Talented and conscientious solicitor."   Leagal 500, 2023

Jenifer is a partner in our Property & Commercial Litigation Team with over 15 years of experience.  She trained at Wilsons and qualified as a solicitor in 2007.  Prior to deciding on a career in law, Jenifer obtained a BSc in Geology from Royal Holloway, University of London.

Jenifer has a broad litigation practice with particular emphasis on commercial disputes but also with expertise in contested property matters.

She acts for both claimants and defendants dealing with disputes from initial correspondence through to court proceedings both in the County Court and High Court.  Jenifer has extensive experience of alternative dispute resolution procedures including mediation.

Jenifer has particular expertise in commercial contractual disputes including breach of contract, defective products, contract termination and debt recovery (including enforcement of judgments).

She also has broad experience of acting in disputes concerning director/shareholder issues, LLP/partnership disputes, employment post-termination restrictive covenants, professional negligence, intellectual property, and construction contracts (including adjudication).  She also has experience of defending service providers against discrimination claims.

In addition to her commercial litigation practice, Jenifer undertakes property litigation work specialising in disputes between property co-owners, rights of way/boundary disputes and town/village green applications.

Jenifer acts for: businesses (from SMEs to large companies), individuals, landed estates, schools and charities.  She provides her clients with expert advice and excellent client service.  Jenifer believes it is important to build a strong rapport with her clients to understand their needs and objectives.  Her advice and recommendations are tailored to meet those needs and objectives, highlighting the risks and cost benefit of each particular step and stage of litigation.

Recent work includes:

  • Defending individuals against claims for unjust enrichment and a beneficial interest in a business property;
  • Securing a settlement for an SME in a breach of contract claim in the High Court concerning the supply of allegedly defective products;
  • Securing a settlement for an LLP in a dispute with a former LLP member;
  • Recovering debts owed to businesses and schools;
  • Acting for SMEs in contractual disputes;
  • Obtaining an Order for Sale in a co-ownership dispute in the High Court.

Jenifer was ranked Up and Coming in the 2023 edition of Chambers and Partners UK Guide.

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