Jake Pratt

Jake has a strong commercial/chancery and common law practice and is regularly instructed by multi-nationals and small solicitors firms alike.

Chancery:  Jake has appeared in a range of property, wills and probate and Inheritance Act claims including claims based on fraud and other serious allegations of misconduct.  He has appeared in the High Court and County Courts on matters including applications for new business tenancies, relief from forfeiture and the like.  Jake has experience in the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal in Leasehold Enfranchisement and Service Charge claims, in coownership/cohabitee claims, claims for possession and ASBIs

Commercial and Construction:  Jake is instructed in relation to claims arising from installed plant and cabling damaged by other road works. He is appearing before the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal in an application for dispensation from consultation requirements for emergency construction works.

He has built considerable experience in advising SMEs on matters ranging from debt recovery to complex contract and company claims.

Common Law and PI:  These include employers' liability, road traffic, occupiers' liability and common law claims. Jake accepts CFAs.  He is also very experienced in Credit Hire cases and is regularly instructed in fast and multi-track claims.  He has appeared for Insurance companies in numerous Multi Track Fraud Claims.

Insolvency: Jake appears and advises in relation to both corporate and personal insolvency matters.

Notable cases:

Jannaway v FRF Motors Ltd: Appeal on application of Pre-Action Disclosure regime in cases of small value.

In re Clyne Castle: An application before Leasehold Valuation Tribunal for dispensation from Consultation Requirements under Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 for emergency construction works.

Cooper v Cooper: Claim before Adjudicator to HM Land Registry arising from alleged fraudulent transaction.

MAS v Henderson: multi-track trial of a possession claim including serious allegations of fraud

In re Companion Credit: instructed in Winding Up petition and recovery of debts over £1,000,000 in value.

Craig v Ley: High Court application for an account between co-owners of commercial property

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Civil

Office address:
86 St Helens Road
Swansea
SA1 4BQ

T: 01792 652988
F: 01792 458089
DX: 39554 Swansea

Area of Practice:  Civil

Called to the Bar:

2004 - Lincoln's Inn

Appointments:

Deputy District Judge (Civil)

First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement)

Education:

LLB (Hons) (Lond), London School of Economics

Downloadable CV:

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