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Jason Rix

Senior Prof Support Lawyer

London

Jason Rix

Senior Prof Support Lawyer

London

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Jason has a varied commercial litigation practice which includes data protection, cyber security, privilege, sanctions, state immunity, conflicts of laws, EU law 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 (www.aocompactcontract.com) a blog focused on English contract law.

News & insights

Publications: 03 JULY 2020

The long arm of OFAC: English law contracts and U.S. secondary sanctions

The UK’s Court of Appeal has given judgment in Lamesa Investments Ltd v Cynergy Bank Ltd regarding the interplay of English contract law and U.S. secondary sanctions. What can we learn from the…

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Publications: 11 MAY 2020

Contracts and Covid–19: what to do if you or your counterparty cannot perform

Here we set out ten key points to consider when faced with contractual performance issues arising from the Covid-19 crisis. They will help you protect your interests and manage the risk of disputes.

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Publications: 06 MARCH 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: 10 key points for effective contingency planning

Covid-19 coronavirus is at the top of the agenda for businesses globally, for good reason. Here are 10 key points to consider to ensure your business is fully prepared.

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Publications: 25 FEBRUARY 2020

Legal advice privilege subject to “dominant purpose” test – how to deal with multi-party email communications

The dominant purpose of a communication must be to obtain, or give, legal advice for legal advice privilege to apply.  The Court of Appeal considers how, in the light of this, to analyse privilege and…

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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