Jenny McKeown

Head of employment, pensions and private wealth

Jenny is an established name in the contentious trusts arena, widely recognised for her experience in complex, high value, trust disputes in the private wealth, pensions, banking and financial services sectors (both onshore and offshore). She acts for corporates, trustees, financial services firms, financial institutions, insurers and private individuals.

Jenny has acted on a number of high profile claims and trust disputes both onshore and offshore.  Her experience ranges from advising on technical areas of rectification and construction of trust documentation to applications for disclosure of information and seeking to hold trustees to account.

Jenny has particular expertise in professional negligence claims against trustee advisors and representing trustees in fraud proceedings.

Jenny is valued by clients for bringing a commercial and pragmatic approach to complex legal issues.  She also has extensive experience of third party litigation funding and insurance arrangements and recovering assets obtained in breach of trust.

Jenny is ranked as a leading individual in Contentious Trust and Probate and Pensions Litigation in Legal 500 UK and as a Notable Practitioner in both in Chambers & Partners UK.

She is regularly asked to speak at conferences on topical issues and has written a number of published articles.  

Tenacious and pragmatic; she manages her team and clients extremely well and leaves no stone unturned in the quest to get the right answer and then a win for her client

The Legal 500 UK 2019


The Legal 500 - Hall of fame
Jenny McKeown - Ranked in Chambers UK 2023
Jenny McKeown - Ranked in Chambers HNW 2023
The Legal 500 UK 2022 - Recommended lawyer
The Legal 500 UK 2021 - Leading individual