Maggie is a solicitor of the Courts of England and Wales, having over 15 years’ litigation experience, both in private practice and in-house.
Before joining Vannin, Maggie was a Senior Counsel in the Group Legal department of AXA UK in London. Maggie originally trained and qualified at Baker & McKenzie, in the Litigation/Dispute Resolution department. Maggie is degree qualified in both Statistics/Mathematics and Law from London Universities and, prior to becoming a solicitor, worked as a Statistician and was a Director at an Independent Financial Services company in London.
She has experience in a wide range of commercial and financial disputes, and alternative dispute resolution. She has acted both for Claimants and Defendants, advising on a range of areas including general commercial litigation, fraud, contentious and non/contentious regulatory investigations, employment issues, restrictive covenants and financial products. She has advised a large number of corporate clients, large and small, and also individuals, including issues regarding jurisdiction, litigation strategy, proposals for settlements, disclosure issues and costs. Maggie has legal experience both in England and internationally.
Whilst at AXA, Maggie was responsible for managing litigation cases, litigation reporting and assessing risk for Group Legal. She also advised and took part in a number of projects focussing on particular areas and issues affecting the business, working with colleagues from all areas of the Company to deliver solutions that worked legally and commercially.
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