Jenna Tym

Year of Call:
2011
Practice Areas:
  • Housing
  • Chancery

  • ‘Jenna Tym who again has proved to be very approachable, knowledgeable, trustworthy and likeable.’

    Legal 500 (2020)


    • Profile

      Prior to joining Chambers, Jenna was an employed Barrister in a Legal 500 Specialist Social Housing Team where she was also their head of Anti-Social Behaviour and Enforcement.

      Jenna has extensive experience in Housing practice and has advised and represented Social Landlords and Local Authorities in all manner of social housing matters including enforcement and tenancy management, with a particular specialism and interest in injunction, possession and committal proceedings involving anti-social behaviour and mental health issues.

      During her time as in-house Counsel, Jenna developed a close and collaborative style of working with her clients through all stages of litigation, from ad-hoc queries and initial instruction through to trial. Jenna prides herself on her approachability and client care and is experienced in case management as well as being extremely commercially aware. Jenna’s background also provides her with considerable experience in drafting pleadings and advisory work and can turn these around at short notice if required.

      Prior to qualification, Jenna acted as a County Court Advocate with the UK’s leading court advocacy provider where she specialised in general civil litigation, representing both Claimants and Defendants in contractual disputes, insolvency, enforcement, disposal hearings, infant settlements, landlord and tenant and mortgage possessions in County Courts in the North West and North Wales.

      Jenna was recognised in the Legal 500 as a Key Lawyer in 2020

    • Testimonial Quotes

      ‘Jenna is an expert in the field of social housing law and has a keen eye for detail. She is tenacious and achieves excellent outcomes for clients She is a pleasure to work with and offers robust and commercially sound legal advice. She regularly represents our clients in Court and has outstanding advocacy skills.’ – Louise Murphy (Head of Social Housing) – MSB Solicitors.

      ‘Jenna Tym who again has proved to be very approachable, knowledgeable, trustworthy and likeable.’ Legal 500 (2020)

    • Qualifications

      LLB(Hons) in Law, Upper 2:1, University of Liverpool, 2010

      BPTC, Very Competent, Nottingham Law School, 2011


      Awards

      George Stern Prize for the best LLB (Hons) final year examination performance.