IP Junior & Tier 1 Leading Junior for Media & Entertainment, 8 New Square
Jessie is a leading IP Junior and a Tier 1 Leading Junior for Media and Entertainment, who is highly rated as “excellent on her feet, extremely capable and clients love her” (Chambers & Partners 2021) and “excellent, skillful and very driven” (Legal 500 2021).
She focuses in particular on copyright, trademarks and passing off, design right, breach of confidence and privacy, representing musicians, academics, artists, broadcasters, film makers, production companies, publishers, brand owners (from global businesses to SMEs) and well-known individuals across all of these areas. Her previous training as a classical pianist gives her the edge in musical copyright cases and she is described in the directories as the “go-to Junior” in this area of law.
"She has excellent music theory knowledge, so she can articulate the problem in a way that makes sense in the law." "She has tremendous judgement and work ethic and is extremely good at dealing with a difficult situation." "She is very accessible and makes herself available." (Chambers & Partners 2022 Media & Entertainment).
"She is good on design and copyright matters. She really got to the heart of the matter." "Great with clients and excellent on her feet." "She is an all-round good performer: great in court, great at cross-examination of witnesses and very commercial in her approach." (Chambers & Partners 2022 Intellectual Property).
"Jessie is a fantastic advocate who is an expert in her field." (Legal 500 2022 Media & Entertainment).
"Jessie is a fantastic advocate and an expert in her field. She is very impressive on her feet." (Legal 500 2022 Intellectual Property).
CLE: "Come on Now Follow My Lead"? Lessons from U.S. and U.K. Music Litigations
10/14/22, 3:00 PM
In this program, you will hear from counsel at the forefront of music cases on both sides of the pond. Panelists include those who successfully represented Ed Sheeran in this year's landmark "Shape of You" case at the English High Court. Join us as we examine the latest developments and trends in music litigations, and how they may impact legal strategies, risk assessments, enforcement efforts, and deals in today's music space. (Mondo attendees are welcome to attend all CLE panels.)