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Jason Rix

Senior Prof Support Lawyer


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Jason Rix

Senior Prof Support Lawyer


Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Jason has a varied commercial litigation practice which includes data protection, privilege, state immunity, conflicts of laws, crypto-assets, group litigation, Brexit and English contract law.


A while back, Jason was seconded to BT for nine months where he helped negotiate key supplier contracts for BT's £10 billion 21st Century Network.  This experience still serves as a vivid reminder of what it is like in-house.

He is a member of the CCBE European Private Law Committee and sat on the FMLC working group looking at Distributed Ledger Technology and Governing Law.

In 2016, he set up Compact Contract ( a blog focused on English contract law. He sits on A&O's litigation taskforce and its Future Disputes Group.

News & insights

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Blog Post: 21 OCTOBER 2021

Should the penalty rule go to VAR?

Richard Hooley gave one of his regular talks on developments in banking and finance law. A chunk was devoted a recent run of cases applying the penalty rule. Here’s what I noted down:

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Blog Post: 18 OCTOBER 2021

Data privacy and international investigations - how to get it right

Navigating data privacy laws is a key component of running an effective international investigation

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Publications: 11 OCTOBER 2021

GIR - data privacy & transfer in investigations

Investigations, now a fact of business life, matter and need to be run wisely. Adhering to data privacy laws is a key component of this, especially for international matters.  

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Blog Post: 22 SEPTEMBER 2021

Hard-nosed commercial negotiation that exploits monopoly advantage not duress

Times Travel’s business depended upon selling Pakistan International Airlines’ tickets. The travel agency was pressured by the airline to waive claims for unpaid commissions under its old contract, by…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2001

Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings)


BA Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, 1997

MA, Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, 2001

LPC, 1998