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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, the legal implications of Brexit and COVID-19, 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.

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Blog Post: 23 December 2021

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

The Law Commission has published an impressive paper on smart legal contracts to which Allen & Overy, along with many others, contributed; but what does it all mean? 

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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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Blog Post: 21 October 2021

Should the penalty rule go to VAR?

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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