Jenny Stevens

Partner Wellington

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​​​Jenny works alongside clients to develop strategies to manage and resolve often very challenging and high profile cases. She is an experienced commercial litigator advising in a range of commercial disputes including large scale contractual disputes and negligence claims as well as cases involving breaches of confidence, competition law, consumer law, product recalls and insurance.

Work highlights

Danone dispute
Acting for Danone in all aspects of its dispute with Fonterra following the August 2013 whey protein concentrate botulism scare including acting and appearing in New Zealand High Court proceedings issued by Danone, acting and appearing as co-counsel in an UNCITRAL international arbitration in Singapore, and representing Danone in the related Government Inquiry into the crisis and the prosecution of Fonterra by MPI. In November 2017, Danone obtained an award in the Singapore arbitration that Fonterra pay it €105 million (NZ$183 million).

Bank fees proceeding
Acted for ANZ in a class action proceeding brought by plaintiffs' seeking recovery of certain bank fees charged to them.