Jason joined chambers following the successful completion of his pupillage under the supervision of Steven Reed. He graduated with a 1st class law degree and obtained an "Outstanding” on the Bar Course, performing top of his respective year on both courses.
Jason has experience of multi-track, fast-track and small claims track cases. Jason has regular court appearances and has acted on cases in the County Court and High Court. Outside of court, Jason has experience advising in conference, by telephone and provides written advice.
Recent instructions in property law have included,
- Drafting Particulars of Claim in a High Court matter and appearing in court in relation to a claim for, inter alia, declaratory relief that a property is held on trust, including a claim for proprietary estoppel.
- Drafting Particulars of Claim and appearing in court in relation to a claim for breach of contract, breach of collateral warranty, breach of trust, proprietary estoppel, unjust enrichment and tracing based on the wrongful application of monies borrowed for a specific purpose.
- Acting in interim and final hearings relating to relief pursuant to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.
- Appearing in the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in relation to a claim challenging the reasonableness of professional fees.
- Advising in relation to a claim involving Japanese knotweed.
- Advising in relation to the termination of a commercial lease.
- Applications for charging, possession and sale orders.
Jason also has experience with Party Wall Act claims, mortgages, neighbour disputes, trespass, residential and commercial leases, licences, restrictive covenants and other property rights.
Prior to joining chambers, Jason worked in the litigation, regulatory and contentious tax team at Pinsent Masons LLP, an international and top 20 UK law firm. During this time, Jason was seconded to work at a client’s office in Westminster on a claim regarding the termination of a 750 million contract and gained valuable experience working on an array of commercial disputes including fraud, contractual disputes, the tort of nuisance, professional negligence and competition law.
In his spare time, Jason enjoys travelling, playing tennis and reading with a particular interest in ancient history.
Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize, Middle Temple (2015)
Certificate of Honour, Middle Temple (2015)
BPTC Best Overall Student Award, University of Law (2015)
Civil Litigation Prize, Overall highest mark, University of Law (2015)
Wildcard Scholarship (advocacy award, BPTC), University of Law (2014)
Jules Thorn Scholarship (Major Scholarship), Middle Temple (2013)
Platinum Award, University of Law (2013)
Ford & Warren Prize, Best overall performance on LLB (2012)
Best Advocate’ Award, Beachcroft Mooting Shield (2012)
Midland Chancery & Commercial Bar Association
BPTC, “Outstanding” (Top of Year), University of Law, Birmingham
LLB (Hons), First-Class (Top of Year), Leeds Law School