Jack Pestill

Senior Associate

Dispute Resolution

About Jack

Jack is a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution Team and is based in our City of London office. He has substantial experience and expertise dealing with a wide range of commercial disputes.

Jack graduated from University College London in 2005 with First Class Honours in English. In the same year he was awarded the John Oliver Hobbes Memorial Scholarship Prize for academic achievement. He obtained his Masters in English with Distinction in 2006. Jack made the transition into law in 2006, studying at BPP Law School and specialising in Litigation. Jack joined Royds (now RWK Goodman) as a trainee in 2008 and qualified in 2010.

Specialisms

  • Complex contractual disputes
  • Fraud
  • Insolvency
  • International and cross-border commercial disputes
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Construction disputes

Jack is an experienced litigator in the High Court and County Courts. Many of Jack’s cases include international and cross-border elements, where parties (or their assets) are located in different jurisdictions. He is experienced in various forms of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution), particularly mediation and arbitration. He is well regarded for his strategic and straightforward commercial advice.

Jack’s recent clients include airlines, international banks, business transfer agents, recruitment consultants, IT firms, retailers, trusts and pension schemes. He has also acted for a variety of businesses, and on behalf of a number of high profile and celebrity clients.

Memberships

  • The City of London Law Society
  • The Young Lawyers’ Group