Jake joined our Construction & Engineering team from Mogers Drewett in June 2019. Jake qualified at a niche commercial practice in Birmingham in 2006, and thereafter moved to Beachcroft (latterly DAC Beachcroft) in 2007. He worked in the complex property loss team, dealing with complex and technical claims for insurers and advising on policy coverage disputes.
Jake has particular experience in the insurance aspects of construction contracts and insurance disputes in general.
- acting for a developer in a dispute with the main contractor concerning a defects claim on a development of 28 luxury homes
- acting for employer on £1m redevelopment of residential dwelling in payment dispute with main contractor
- settling a £350k+ claim against an architect for defective design on behalf of a subsequent purchaser.
Outside of work, Jake enjoys playing and watching rugby and cricket. He is also musical and plays in a couple of bands as well as a community orchestra that plays in and around Bath.