Jake advises on a broad range of contentious matters, often with a multi-jurisdictional focus, including English High Court litigation, contentious insolvency, internal investigations and commercial and investor-state arbitration.

    • Bringing claims on behalf of the liquidators of a fraudulently run payroll company against former de facto and shadow directors
    • Defending a multinational tech company against claims brought by the sellers of a recently acquired start-up company
    • Acting for a major horse racecourse owner on claims against leading bookmakers concerning the alleged misuse of race day data
    • Defending a high-net-worth individual against claims including fraud, conspiracy, dishonest assistance and breach of directors' duties involving several jurisdictions

    Notable cases include:

    • Acting for the Defendant in Jalal Bezee Mejel Al-Gaood & Partner and another company v Innospec Ltd and others [2014] EWHC 3147 (Comm)
    • Acting for the Claimant in Corona Materials LLC v Dominican Republic, ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/14/3