Ravi Jackson

Ravi Jackson

Call: 2017

"3 Verulam Buildings is first-class."

- Chambers & Partners UK Bar (2022)

“The set boasts some of the strongest practitioners in the market.”

- Chambers & Partners UK Bar (2022)

Practice Overview

Ravi is a versatile junior barrister with a broad commercial practice that encompasses commercial litigation and arbitration, civil fraud and asset recovery, banking and financial services, and aviation. He is regularly instructed in complex, high-value cases, often with an international dimension, and has significant experience of cases involving interim injunctive relief. He has appeared as sole counsel on a number of occasions in the High Court (Commercial Court and Chancery Division) and regularly appears in the County Court. In 2020, Ravi was seconded for four months to the Litigation & Investigations department of Allen & Overy LLP. During that time, he worked on a variety of commercial, banking and civil fraud matters, including advising clients on obtaining urgent injunctive relief following cyber-attacks and on compliance with worldwide freezing orders.

  • Peregrine Aviation Bravo Limited & Ors v Laudamotion & Anr (2021-): Acting for the world’s largest aircraft leasing group in a $40m dispute with the Ryanair group relating to the termination of aircraft leasing agreements (led by Bankim Thanki QC and William Edwards).
  • Tugushev v Orlov & Ors (2021-): Acting for a defendant in the long-running Commercial Court proceedings relating to the Russian fishing giant Norebo (led by Hodge Malek QC and James Potts).
  • SKAT v Solo Capital Partners LLP & Ors (2020-): Acting for a custodian defendant in the £1.5bn fraud claim by the Danish tax authority (led by Saima Hanif QC; one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2021).
  • LCIA arbitration (2020-): Acting for an ultra high net worth individual in a $2.2m dispute against his former advisor involving a claim under an indemnity and alleged breaches of confidence (led by David Head QC).
  • LCIA arbitration (2019-): Acting in $200m dispute arising out of litigation funding agreements (led by Peter de Verneuil Smith QC).
  • LCIA arbitration (2020-): Acting in $4.6m dispute arising out of a joint venture for the development of video games (led by Nicholas Craig QC).
  • Acting for a steel manufacturer in a £1.7m dispute with a distributor (sole counsel).
  • National Bank of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Kazakhstan v The Bank of New York Mellon, Anatolie Stati and others [2020] EWHC 916 (Comm): Acted for the claimants in the remote trial of a $530m Financial List dispute relating to sums frozen by foreign attachment orders (led by Ali Malek QC, David Quest QC and William Edwards; one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2020).
  • Atlas Residential Solutions Management UK Ltd & Anr v Greengate SARL [2019] EWHC 2788 (Comm); [2020] EWHC 366 (Comm): Acted for the claimants in a contractual dispute relating to the Anaconda Cut tower in Manchester (led by David Quest QC and Rajesh Pillai; acted as sole counsel in two successful interim applications for relief from sanctions before His Honour Judge Pelling QC and Butcher J, in one case against a silk).
  • Sogexia SARL v R Raphael & Sons plc [2019] EWHC 2577 (Ch): Successfully obtained a (rarely-granted) short notice mandatory interim injunction preventing the respondent bank from terminating a payment services agreement (led by Saima Hanif).
  • Tugushev v Orlov & Ors (2021-): Acting for a defendant in the long-running Commercial Court proceedings relating to the Russian fishing giant Norebo (led by Hodge Malek QC and James Potts).
  • SKAT v Solo Capital Partners LLP & Ors (2020-): Acting for a custodian defendant in the £1.5bn fraud claim by the Danish tax authority (led by Saima Hanif QC; one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2021).
  • Acting for two defendants in a multi-party fraud dispute in the Chancery Division concerning the ownership and sale of a hotel in Essex worth around £14 million (2021-) (led by David Head QC).
  • TMO Renewables Ltd (in liquidation) v Yeo & Ors: [2021] EWHC 2033 (Ch): Acted for the joint liquidators of a company in a four week trial of a £40m pound fraud claim against the company’s former directors and advisor (led by Andrew Sutcliffe QC and George McPherson).
  • Acted for the claimant in a dispute arising out of the alleged dissipation of funds from a joint venture concerned with the provision of short term loans to high net worth individuals (sole counsel).
  • Acted for the claimant in a dispute arising out of the alleged dissipation of funds from the bank accounts of a partnership (sole counsel).
  • Acted in various County Court retail banking cases concerning authorised push payment fraud.
  • Acting for the claimant in a $7m dispute between a New York broker/investment bank and an Indian commercial bank relating to corporate finance services (2022-) (led by Adrian Beltrami QC).
  • Acting in possession proceedings concerning a property in London allegedly worth around £18 million (sole counsel).
  • R (on the application of T) v Financial Conduct Authority [2021] EWHC 396 (Admin); [2021] 1 WLR 3246: Acted for the successful claimants in a commercial judicial review obtaining a rare stay of disciplinary proceedings brought by the FCA in favour of parallel Commercial Court proceedings (led by Saima Hanif QC).
  • National Bank of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Kazakhstan v The Bank of New York Mellon, Anatolie Stati and others [2020] EWHC 916 (Comm): Acted for the claimants in the remote trial of a $530m Financial List dispute relating to sums frozen by foreign attachment orders (led by Ali Malek QC, David Quest QC and William Edwards; one of The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2020).
  • Sogexia SARL v R Raphael & Sons plc [2019] EWHC 2577 (Ch): Successfully obtained a (rarely-granted) short notice mandatory interim injunction preventing the respondent bank from terminating a payment services agreement (led by Saima Hanif).
  • Acted in various County Court retail banking and consumer credit disputes including PPI mis-selling claims, undisclosed commission claims and claims arising out of authorised push payment fraud.
  • Peregrine Aviation Bravo Limited & Ors v Laudamotion & Anr (2021-): Acting for the world’s largest aircraft leasing group in a $40m dispute with the Ryanair group relating to the termination of aircraft leasing agreements (led by Bankim Thanki QC and William Edwards).
  • Acting for a lessor of an aircraft in a $1m dispute with the lessee relating to maintenance charges and unpaid rent (sole counsel).