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Jason Rix

PSL Counsel

London

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Jason Rix

PSL Counsel

London

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

A while back, Jason was seconded to BT. This experience still serves as a vivid reminder of what it is like in-house.

He is the UK delegation expert to the European private law committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE). He has participated in several working committees of the Financial Markets Law Committee covering a variety of topics: Distributed Ledger Technology and Governing Law: Issues of Legal Uncertainty (2018), Response: Law Commission Call for Evidence on Digital Assets (2021) and Good Faith and Financial Contracts (ongoing).

In 2016, he set up Compact Contract (www.aocompactcontract.com) a blog focused on English contract law. He sits on A&O's litigation taskforce and its future disputes group.

Related articles

Storm

Blog Post: 22 March 2022

Ukraine - Impact of Russian invasion and sanctions on English law contracts: frustration, illegality, force majeure & MAC

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to the U.S., the EU and the UK imposing wide-ranging sanctions and to significant retaliatory measures by Russia. The immediate priority for those who have…

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Blog Post: 23 December 2021

Smart legal contracts: the emperor's new clothes or the elephant in the room?

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Blog Post: 29 November 2021

Beyond Lloyd v Google: Are class actions for data breach dead?

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Blog Post: 10 November 2021

Lloyd v Google: a sigh of relief for data controllers

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2001

Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings)

Academic

BA Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, 1997

MA, Law, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University, 2001

LPC, 1998

Pro Bono

  • GROW mentor

Published Work

  • Rix J (2019) “Discretion is the better part of valour”, Commercial Litigation Journal, Co. L.J. 2019, 83(Jan/Feb), 11-13