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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: 27 September 2022

GIR - data privacy & transfer in investigations guide

Investigations by regulators and enforcement agencies, as well as internal investigations by companies, are common. Successfully managing the risks arising from these investigations requires expertise…

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Blog Post: 28 July 2022

UK - Law Commission on digital assets: five key takeaways

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Blog Post: 26 May 2022

Contractual termination – how to prepare for judgment day

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Blog Post: 22 March 2022

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

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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