Winston Jacob > Lamb Chambers (Chambers of Richard Power) > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lamb Chambers (Chambers of Richard Power)
Lamb Chambers
LAMB BUILDING, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7AS
England

Work Department

Position

Barrister:

Winston specialises in property, commercial and insolvency litigation. He provides advice, drafting and advocacy to clients across these specialisms. He has appeared at all levels up to the Court of Appeal and has drafted a notice of objection to permission to appeal in the Supreme Court. He regularly appears in the High Court and the County Court in petitions, applications and trials. He appeared in the Court of Appeal for the successful Appellant in Elim Court RTM Co Ltd v Avon Freeholds Ltd[2017] H.L.R. 18; [2017] EWCA Civ 89.

He has particular experience of commercial debt recovery, personal insolvency, mortgage disputes and landlord and tenant.

Winston prosecutes for the BSB before the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal. He has also taken part in the Chancery Bar’s pro bono CLIPS scheme to assist litigants in person in the High Court.

He has provided insolvency training to the internal lawyers at the Bar Standards Board. He has provided lectures on various topics to solicitors, corporate lay clients and the judiciary.

Winston edits the Tenant arrears and bankruptcy section of the RICS isurv website.

In certain circumstances, Winston accepts direct instructions on a public access basis.

Career

Year of Call 2005

Prior to joining Lamb Chambers Winston worked as a solicitors’ agent, attending hearings on a daily basis in the County Courts and the Royal Courts of Justice in property, insolvency, consumer credit, contract and debt recovery matters.

He has also previously worked in the Commercial Litigation Department of Norton Rose and in the Insurance/Reinsurance Department of CMS Cameron McKenna.

Immediately after university, he spent one year as Editor of the Jersey Law Reports, reporting judicial decisions of the Jersey Royal Court and appeals to the Jersey Court of Appeal and the Privy Council in matters such as financial regulation, trusts, bankruptcy and insurance, as well as chronicling most important rulings on criminal law, procedure and evidence.

Languages

English

Memberships

  • COMBAR
  • Chancery Bar Association

Education

  • 2005                Called to the Bar (Middle Temple)

  • 2004-2005       Bar Vocational Course (Very Competent)

  • 1997-2000       Balliol College, University of Oxford, MA (Hons) in Jurisprudence