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Jacqueline knows what businesses want from legal advice. She likes to use her legal toolkit as an enabler and to help mitigate excessive risk.

Jacqueline spent the first 8 years of her legal career at major international law firm Freshfields, on IP/IT, commercial and data protection work, corporate transactions (specialising in carve-outs and transitional services) and some litigation.

She has more recently broadened her experience as General Counsel and executive and Senior Legal Team member at an independent international spirits business.  Key focus areas included:

  • contracts for strategic B2B partnerships, a new pipeline of bulk alcohol sales and international sponsorship and events;
  • managing a significant trade mark portfolio;
  • setting up a US business;
  • IT/digital and intragroup agreements;
  • corporate governance;
  • IP and data protection;
  • implementing legal operations; and
  • team and business growth, management and strategy.

Jacqueline has proven experience in balancing legal, commercial and strategic considerations and making judgement calls in ‘grey’ areas, and managing competing demands of stakeholders at all levels, under pressure.

She draws on her experience advising a diverse range of businesses. She also knows what it’s like to be the client from her role in her family’s farming and estate management partnership.

She is also an ex-teacher, i.e. a master communicator/negotiator!

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PHILLIPS LAW ACTS ON THE GRANT OF THE NEW AA HEADQUARTERS AT PLANT, BASINGSTOKE
PHILLIPS LAW ACTS ON THE GRANT OF THE NEW AA HEADQUARTERS AT PLANT, BASINGSTOKE

Phillips Law is delighted to have advised Mactaggart Family & Partners and Longstock Capital Limited on a multi-million-pound agreement for lease with The AA to move their headquart ...

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Deliveroo worker status judgment: implications for employers
Deliveroo worker status judgment: implications for employers

In our January update we reported on the Supreme Court decision in the long running dispute between Deliveroo and the unions representing many of its riders. You can read the full Judgm ...

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New right to unpaid leave for carers
New right to unpaid leave for carers

From 6 April 2024 carers will have a day one right to request one week’s unpaid carer’s leave per year. Draft regulations for the Carer’s Leave Act 2023 provide the detail on this new r ...

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Employment Update – January 2024
Employment Update – January 2024

Welcome to the new year! As we embark on 2024, it’s crucial to stay informed about the latest developments in employment law. Here’s a snapshot of key updates and changes th ...

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Phillips Law advise Nordic Design House on the acquisition of their first UK showroom in London
Phillips Law advise Nordic Design House on the acquisition of their first UK showroom in London

Phillips Law is delighted to have advised Nordic Design House on the acquisition of their first UK showroom in Clerkenwell, London. Nordic Design House is a renewable furniture design c ...

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Three Promotions – October 2023
Three Promotions – October 2023

We are delighted to announce three well-deserved promotions within our firm. Sian Lias and Lisa Perry have been promoted to the position of Legal Director in the Wills, Trusts and Proba ...

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