Jerry Healy

Associate

London
Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP
Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9AW
T +44 20 3580 4852
F +44 20 3580 4800
jhealywillkie.com

Jerry Healy is a senior associate in Willkie’s Litigation and Compliance, Investigations & Enforcement Practices in London. Jerry has broad experience in the litigation and arbitration of commercial disputes including banking and finance related matters. Jerry has represented a number of leading corporates and financial institutions in high-profile and high value disputes, frequently involving concurrent proceedings in a number of jurisdictions. He also acts for financial institutions and corporates involved in regulatory investigations and enforcements, both civil and criminal, and in implementing anti-corruption systems.

Jerry is recognised by The Legal 500 UK (2022) for Commercial Litigation, with a client describing him as “an exceptional senior associate, who is very clever, all over the detail and has an extraordinary work ethic”.

Jerry Healy is a senior associate in Willkie’s Litigation and Compliance, Investigations & Enforcement Practices in London. Jerry has broad experience in the litigation and arbitration of commercial disputes including banking and finance related matters. Jerry has represented a number of leading corporates and financial institutions in high-profile and high value disputes, frequently involving concurrent proceedings in a number of jurisdictions. He also acts for financial institutions and corporates involved in regulatory investigations and enforcements, both civil and criminal, and in implementing anti-corruption systems.

Jerry is recognised by The Legal 500 UK (2022) for Commercial Litigation, with a client describing him as “an exceptional senior associate, who is very clever, all over the detail and has an extraordinary work ethic”.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Acting for the Claimants in ongoing conspiracy proceedings in the English High Court. The approx. $2 billion claim relates to allegations of a fraud perpetrated on the Claimants in connection with a prominent energy company in Asia with related proceedings in a number of other jurisdictions.

  • Acting as lead global counsel regarding the defence of a high profile private equity client against multifaceted allegations of breach of contract, civil fraud, misappropriation and other financial wrongdoing in multi-million pound proceedings in various jurisdictions including in the English High Court, Hong Kong and Cayman Islands.

  • Acting for British Airways in relation to civil damages claims arising out of a European Commission investigation into alleged cartel activity involving a number of airlines and cargo operators worldwide active in the provision of air freight services.*

  • Advising Rolls-Royce in relation to criminal investigations conducted by the SFO and DOJ into allegations of bribery and corruption. These investigations were resolved by way of Deferred Prosecution Agreements in the UK and US and a Leniency Agreement in Brazil.*

  • Acting for Olympus Corporation on investigations and criminal prosecutions of the company and an English subsidiary in the UK courts arising from its revelation of a long-running scheme to eliminate hidden losses.*

  • Representing a Japanese multinational conglomerate and certain of its subsidiary companies involved in investigations and regulatory procedures brought by the African Development Bank in connection with allegations of making improper payments to a political party connected to the award of contracts to build power plants.*

  • Advising a hedge fund in a contractual dispute in relation to the exercise of a put option and an allegation of insider dealing under the Market Abuse Regulation before the English High Court.*

*Jerry advised on these matters prior to joining Willkie.