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Jason Woodland

Jason Woodland

Partner

“A safe pair of hands to deal with a dispute, however urgent, difficult or contentious,” (Legal 500) Jason specialises in heavyweight commercial litigation and arbitration.

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Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Criminal Lawyers
  • Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association (CFLA)
  • Commercial Litigators Forum
  • International Chamber of Commerce – Young Arbitrators Forum (ICC-YAF)
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)
  • Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)

Jason is a partner in the Commercial Litigation, Civil Fraud and Asset Tracing department. He specialises in heavy-weight commercial and competition/anti-trust litigation, and arbitration. Many of Jason’s cases involve allegations of fraud and Jason has significant experience of tracing and recovering the proceeds of fraud on behalf of claimants. He regularly acts in cases involving emergency injunctive relief such as freezing injunctions and search orders.

Jason also represents defendants to civil proceedings, and has particular expertise in dealing with civil claims where there is a parallel criminal investigation.

Much of Jason’s work has an international element, and Jason is used to co-ordinating litigation in a number of different jurisdictions. His clients range from governments and multi-national corporations to privately owned companies and individuals.

His arbitration experience includes proceedings under ICC, UNCITRAL and LCIA rules as well as ad hoc arbitrations.

Jason is currently acting for the English Department of Health in its £225 million claim against the French pharmaceutical group, Servier, in connection with the drug Perindopril.

Jason is recommended for competition litigation by the Legal 500 2015 a “rising star of competition litigation” and Legal 500 2014 as offering “a safe pair of hands to deal with a dispute, however urgent, difficult or contentious”.