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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, Brexit 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 ( a blog focused on English contract law. He sits on A&O's litigation taskforce and its Future Disputes Group.

News & insights

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Publications: 04 AUGUST 2021

What law governs your without prejudice settlement discussions?

A decision of the Court of Appeal highlights the challenges, in multi-jurisdictional disputes, of conducting without prejudice settlement discussions: AutoStore Technology AS v Ocado Group Plc & Ors…

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Publications: 10 MAY 2021

A lesson on English law post-Brexit from the Court of Appeal

English lawyers and law students should be getting to grips with a whole new area of English law: retained EU law.  The Court of Appeal has provided guidance on how to apply retained EU law (although…

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Publications: 06 APRIL 2021

Reforms to witness statements (PD 57AC): sense, finally, after a century of psychological research; or, a triumph of form over substance?

In 1995, Elizabeth Loftus and Jacqueline Pickerell published a paper showing that it was possible to implant an entire false memory of something that never happened. In one of the first successful…

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Piles of stones

Blog Post: 15 MARCH 2021

No good faith or reasonable care obligation re mortgage: You can’t have Morley

Following a borrower default, when a bank was considering whether to enforce its security, a statutory implied term of reasonable care in a loan was of no consequence and it was not right to imply the…

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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