Jessica Powers


Jessica is a member of Five Paper’s Commercial Team, and specialises in commercial and chancery law, with a particular interest in insolvency. She regularly appears in the High Court and County Court as sole counsel, and undertakes pleading and advisory work. She is confident in conducting cases from the first pre-action advice through to final trial, whilst throughout maintaining a pragmatic and commercial approach to litigation.

Since her appointment to the Attorney-General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in February 2017, Jessica has acted for HM Revenue and Customs in personal and corporate insolvency matters, and for the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in director’s disqualification proceedings. She has SC clearance.

In 2016, Jessica gained invaluable experience and insight whilst seconded to a boutique commercial and insolvency firm.


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