Jenny Broderick is a partner in the Leeds office. Jenny’s practice comprises a range of commercial litigation and dispute resolution work, both domestic and international.

Jenny has experience of representing clients from a variety of industry sectors, including media, financial services, oil and gas, engineering, public, manufacturing and retail.

Jenny has a particular interest in public procurement law and public contract disputes. In addition to her contentious work, she advises clients on public procurement risk and solutions, and acts for both contracting authorities and public sector suppliers.

Jenny has an LL.M. in Public Procurement Law & Policy, is an associate member of the Procurement Law Academic Network and is a member of the Procurement Lawyers Association.

Jenny is also a member of the firm’s reputation management practice.

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General Commercial and Trading

  • Advising in relation to a US$100 million breach of warranty claim in relation to agreement to purchase Russian assets.
  • Representing Russian and Ukrainian claimants in a US$385 million LCIA arbitration concerning the ownership of an industrial group operating in Central Asia.
  • Defending a Swiss banking client in a multiparty, cross-border US$800 million fraud claim.
  • Advising the former owners of a professional services firm on a £36 million breach of warranty claim.
  • Representing a global manufacturer in relation to a breach of warranty claim under a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of manufacturing business.
  • Advising the former owners of a high street retailer in relation to an alleged breach of warranty under a £150 million share purchase agreement.
  • Representing various UK-based companies in healthcare, engineering and real estate sectors in claims for breach of contract, breach of confidence and related economic torts, and obtaining injunctions to protect confidential information and enforce restrictive covenants.
  • Advising UK tech business in relation to claims against former business partners and defending an unfair prejudice petition.
  • Acting for a European engineering group in relation to a claim for breach of engineering contract.
  • Representing the shareholder of a UK company in relation to an unfair prejudice claim relating to business assets.

Public Law, Public Procurement and Public Contracts

  • Advising a city transport authority on the public procurement aspects of a £300 million project to implement a Clean Air Zone.
  • Representing a UK healthcare technology plc in a public procurement challenge against the award of a public services contract by a local authority.
  • Advising an engineering business on the public procurement aspects of public sector partnering arrangements for supplying innovative construction engineering products.
  • Advising a UK property developer in relation to a public procurement procedure for a complex services contract.
  • Advising a sub-central authority in relation to procurement aspects of an IT services contract.
  • Representing a global healthcare provider in relation to its claim for breach of a UK public services contract.
  • Acting for a UK service provider in relation to its claim for breach of a public services contract.
  • Advising an IT development company in relation to a judicial review of a local authority decision.
  • Advising local authorities and developers on public procurement solutions for property development and urban regeneration projects.

Banking, Finance and Professional Negligence Claims

  • Representing a UK-wide pensions and investment consultancy in Commercial Court proceedings, defending claims in professional negligence and under FSMA.
  • Representing a national supermarket in a £30 million breach of contract and negligence claim relating to the construction of a food processing plant.
  • Representing consultancy business on professional negligence claim against national law firm.
  • Representing UK wealth management company in relation to breach of fiduciary duty claims against former business partners.
  • Obtaining an injunction for finance company enforcing restrictive covenants against former managers.
  • Advising a major UK bank on claims in connection with a UK-wide fraudulent investment scheme.
  • Advising UK bank on structured alternative dispute resolution in relation to a portfolio of claims valued at more than £50 million.

Reputation Management Claims

  • Providing counsel to a high-profile UK manufacturer on a libel claim against a UK motorsports figure.
  • Advising on a malicious falsehood action against a consumer solutions company.
  • Advising a UK retailer in libel claim against a trade journal.
  • Representing a national chemical manufacturer in a libel claim relating to publications on a social media website.
  • Representing UK manufacturer in defence of a breach of privacy claim.


  • University of Nottingham, LL.M., 2021
  • BPP Law School, L.P.C., 2010
  • University of Leeds, LL.B., (Hons), 2006


  • England and Wales, 2012
  • Named to the Northern Power Women Awards 2022 Future List.
  • Recognised as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 2022. Client testimonial: “Jenny Broderick: an outstanding lawyer. Technically superb but blends with obvious commercial acumen – a “go to” litigation lawyer outside London with a very big future.”
  • Recognised as a Rising Star in The Legal 500 2021. Client testimonial: “An outstanding lawyer and litigator. If there is a killer point, she will find it.”

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