Jay is a Senior Associate at Taylor Hampton and a highly experienced and specialist litigator specialising in commercial and media-related disputes.
His commercial practice encompasses a broad range of legal issues including contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, professional negligence claims (particularly involving advisors and services in the finance, legal, and property industries), insolvency, and property and trusts.
He has represented all types of clients in the business world including hotels, private banks, law firms, developers, investors, tech companies, start-ups, amongst others. His work often has an international element and he has particular experience in obtaining urgent interim relief, including freezing, search and asset preservation orders.
In the media and entertainment arena, his practice includes advising on matters of defamation, privacy, data protection, harassment, and disputes arising in the music and T.V. industries as well as intellectual property infringement (copyright, trade mark and passing off).
Over the years, he has represented very high-profile celebrities including music artists/bands, actors and actresses, social media influencers, as well as media entities such as production companies, publishers, record labels, PR companies, promoters and managers.