Jake Davies

“Jake’s combination of fair play, top-notch preparation and patience make him stand out – clients could not be in safer hands in terms of legal representation.”

The Legal 500 UK 2023


Jake has been recognised as a leading junior in employment law by the Legal 500 for a number of years. His client base includes various public bodies and large corporate employers as well as directors and senior employees. Jake specialises in employment, contract, discrimination and whistleblowing claims and has successfully represented local authorities in various reported appeal cases.

He is regularly instructed by public bodies and large corporate employers to give expert advice and appear in cases relating to contracts, internal procedures, reorganisations, job evaluations, pay, employment status, discrimination, Covid-19, tax, pensions, shares and other significant issues which potentially affect the whole work force. He has represented schools and local authorities at NCTL appeals.

Jake leads the Employment group and is chair of the public access committee. He is also a member of the Banking and Finance and the Civil Fraud groups. His commercial practice includes restrictive covenants, breach of fiduciary duty and professional negligence.


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