KyrstenBaker

Associate

London + 44.20.7039.5151

Kyrsten Baker is a commercial litigator with experience acting for corporations and high net worth individuals in a number of complex disputes involving breach of contract, insolvency, breach of confidence, and fraud.

Kyrsten's recent experience includes acting for a multinational corporation whose confidential information is alleged to have been unlawfully disseminated by various individuals as well as advising on related discovery and investigative strategies. She has also acted for a large corporation in the technology sector in a contractual dispute involving another company that allegedly failed to abide by the terms of a complex outsourcing agreement. In addition, Kyrsten has acted for the joint administrators of Angelic Interiors Limited in a dispute with Angelic's former sole director and shareholder relating to the misappropriation of Angelic's assets, which involved numerous Insolvency Act applications.

Experience

  • Irish property developer pursues claims relating to loans of €30,000,000Jones Day advised an eminent Irish property developer in relation to his claim that loans with a combined value of €30,000,000 had been invalidly assigned to a subsidiary of the National Irish Management Agency (a governmental body established to acquire assets from participating banks in an attempt to stabilize and rebuild the Irish economy after the 2008 crash).
  • Joint administrators of Angelic Interiors seek insolvency advice relating to Triangle Site assetsJones Day acted for the joint administrators of Angelic Interiors Limited (in administration) in relation to a number of applications made under the Insolvency Act 1986.
  • Global technology distributor obtains settlement in dispute with service providerJones Day advised a leading global technology distributor in relation to (i) its procurement of business outsourcing services from a leading service provider, and (ii) subsequent claims in relation to US$14 million of losses arising from breaches by the service provider, which led to the termination of the agreement and settlement on commercially advantageous terms.
  • Park Place Technologies acquires UK-based third-party maintenance provider MCSA Group LimitedJones Day advised Park Place Technologies in its acquisition of MCSA Group Limited, a UK-based, business-critical IT services and solutions provider.
  • UPL acquires Arysta LifeScience from Platform Specialty Products Corporation for $4.2 billionJones Day advised UPL Limited ("UPL"), a leading global generic agrochemical company based in India, in connection with its subsidiary, UPL Corporation Limited’s, US$4.2 billion acquisition and related $3 billion term financing of Arysta Lifescience Inc. (“Arysta”), a global provider of crop protection solutions, including bio-solutions and seed treatment, from NYSE listed Platform Specialty Products Corporation (“Platform”).
  • OneSky acquires PrivateFlyJones Day advised OneSky, LLC in its acquisition of United Kingdom-headquartered PrivateFly, a leading global digital booking service for private jet charter flights.
  • Angel Group liquidators succeed in claims worth over £10m against former director and sole shareholderJones Day acted for the joint liquidators of the Angel Group in respect of claims worth over £10 million for breach of trust and fiduciary duties against Julia Davey (the former director and sole shareholder of the Angel Group).
  • Riverside simultaneously acquires four businesses to create Netwatch Global GroupJones Day advised The Riverside Company on the simultaneous acquisition of four businesses resulting in the formation of the Netwatch Global Group.
  • Confluence acquired by TA AssociatesJones Day advised Confluence Technologies, Inc., a financial services data management software development company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in its acquisition by private equity firm TA Associates.
  • Owens Corning acquires Paroc Group, a leading European mineral wool manufacturer, for approximately €900 million (US$1.04 billion)Jones Day advised Owens Corning in its acquisition of Paroc Group, a leading producer of mineral wool insulation for building and technical applications in Europe, from CVC Capital Partners for an enterprise value of approximately €900 million ($1.04 billion).
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