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Jack Pestill, Dispute Resolution lawyer

Jack Pestill

Senior Associate

T: 020 7842 1411 (DDI)
T: 020 7583 2222

If you are having difficulty getting in touch with your contact then you can email or call 0800 923 2073

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.

About Jack

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 Royds Withy King) as a trainee in 2008 and qualified in 2010.

Jack deals with a wide range of dispute resolution matters. His particular areas of interest include:

  • 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.


Jack is a member of The City of London Law Society and The Young Lawyers’ Group.


Outside of work, Jack’s interests include music, sports and travelling.

Generally, clients come to me because they have a problem or they are involved in a dispute of some kind. Disputes are often complicated. It’s therefore vital that a client is properly advised of their position and the options available to them, and that an appropriate strategy is put in place to help the client achieve the best outcome possible. I enjoy working with clients to achieve that end.

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