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Jenny  Francis

Jenny Francis

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2002
Language(s) English
Office(s) Vancouver
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Jenny Francis is a leading litigation and dispute resolution lawyer in British Columbia. An experienced litigator with broad commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work experience, she has developed a robust practice focused on resolving complex business disputes. Her practice encompasses contractual disputes, shareholder litigation and general commercial litigation. Jenny will provide you with the practical and strategic advice you need to deal with your most difficult issues.

Jenny’s clients span a diverse range of industries and include corporations, shareholders and professionals. She uses her experience and sound judgment to help her clients successfully navigate complex problems. Some prior clients include: Impala Platinum, Royal Bank, Lions Gate Entertainment and Freightliner.

Jenny gives back to the profession and the community. She is an Adjunct Professor in trial advocacy at the University of British Columbia (2016-present) and previously taught Civil Procedure (2008-2012). She is a frequent contributor to professional conferences including CLE and The Advocates’ Society and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House of BC.

 

2017 Benchmark Canada Commercial Litigation and Securities in BC Named as "Litigation Star" in Commercial Litigation and Securities in BC by Benchmark Canada, 2017
2013 to 2014 Benchmark Canada Future star in British Columbia Named as a “future star” in British Columbia by Benchmark Canada, 2013-2014

Education

  • BCL University of Oxford
  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA (Hons) Queen's University

Community involvement

  • Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Advanced Trial Advocacy, 2016-present
  • Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia, Civil Procedure, 2008-2012
  • Guest lecturer, CLE’s Winning Advocacy (2014 and 2016) and the McEachern Course in Advanced Trial Advocacy (2006-2015)
  • Volunteer, Ronald McDonald House of British Columbia, 2014-present
  • Course Coordinator, University of British Columbia, Advanced Trial Advocacy, 2003-2005

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Fasken Martineau Student Committee
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