Jay is a senior junior specialising in family and children cases.
He is one of only 9 junior counsel ranked as Tier 1 in his field by the Legal 500, where he is described as ‘intelligent’, ‘a brilliant communicator’, and ‘a class act’.
Jay often appears against King’s Counsel, whether led, or as sole counsel.
What the directories say
“Described as ‘intelligent’, ‘a brilliant communicator’, and ‘a class act’” – tier 1
The Legal 500 2024
“He always has a thorough grasp on the details of a case, no matter how complex, and he has a way of quickly focusing on the key issues.” – tier 1
The Legal 500 2023
“A formidable advocate. He is tactically aware and forensic in his approach.” – tier 1
The Legal 500 2022
“Is a class act: tactically astute, unfazed by judicial intervention, he handles witnesses with ease and is persuasive and polished in submissions. His smooth manner belies the deadly questions in cross-examination. A formidable opponent.” – tier 2
The Legal 500 2021
“Is counsel of choice for many solicitors who value his polished advocacy and exceptional client-handling skills” – tier 3
The Legal 500 2020
“He is both eloquent and intelligent – a class act” – tier 4
The Legal 500 2018
“A brilliant communicator, who can be trusted to make the correct tactical decisions” – tier 4
The Legal 500 2017
Family Law Bar Association
University College, London, LLB, LLM, Laws
Inns of Court School of Law
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