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Jack Hobbs

Senior Solicitor

Jack Hobbs

Senior Solicitor

Jack advises on a wide variety of corporate and commercial disputes including contractual disputes, fraud claims, product liability, insolvency, shareholder disputes and defamation. Many of his cases have an international dimension or multi-jurisdictional element.

Jack has extensive experience of handling claims in the High Court, including many of the specialist lists, and in County Courts. He also has experience of interlocutory applications and injunctions.

Jack is a member of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Junior Lawyers Division and the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG).

  • Commercial Disputes: experience in a wide variety of commercial litigation including shareholder/partnership dispute, commercial contracts and fraud claims.
  • Contentious Insolvency: Jack has experience in acting in a wide range of contentious insolvency matters including petitions, applications to strike out petitions and/or restrain presentation or advertisement of petitions, validation orders and claims for misfeasance.
  • Defamation: Advises and assists individuals in various elements of defamation claims. Often as part of wider multi-faceted commercial disputes.

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  • 20 December 2023
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Leasehold and freehold reform bill – major changes coming

The long awaited Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill had its second reading in Parliament earlier this month.

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  • 06 November 2023
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Fixed Recoverable Costs: 1 October 2023 Changes

On 1 October 2023, the new Fixed Recoverable Costs (FRC) rules came into force.

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  • 23 August 2023
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Freehold Block Management – Regulation of ASTs

This guide is correct as at July 2023. The upcoming Renters Reform Bill will, once passed into law, introduce significant changes to ASTs and an up to date guide will be published in due course.

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  • 11 August 2023
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Serious Harm… Seriously?

It seems as if the Media & Communications List of the King’s Bench Division has never been busier. With the number of high-profile defamation actions on the rise, case law is developing fast.

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  • 28 July 2023
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Freehold Block Management – Regulation of ASTs

The regulatory requirements have, in recent years, become greater and more complex, and mistakes or omissions at the time an AST is granted can lead to problems for freeholders in obtaining possession further down the line.

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  • 21 June 2023
  • Litigation and dispute resolution

Freehold Block Management – Tenants taking control – Right to Manage

This guide aims to provide freeholders and managing agents with a brief overview of Right to Manage – including when it applies and what to do if leaseholders serve notice under the CLRA.