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Jason Rix

PSL Counsel


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Jason Rix

PSL Counsel


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 ( a blog focused on English contract law. He sits on A&O's litigation taskforce and its future disputes group.

Related articles

Publications: 17 March 2023

States have unlimited capacity: Law Debenture v Ukraine

Foreign states formally recognised by the UK government have unlimited capacity, the UK Supreme Court has confirmed, in a significant decision in long running litigation between a trustee for…

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Blog Post: 23 February 2023

New UKJT legal statement on digital securities under English law

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Blog Post: 05 November 2022

FMLC paper on good faith

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Blog Post: 14 October 2022

Österreichische Post AG: Another nail in the coffin of class actions under the GDPR?

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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

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