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Jasper is developing a broad practice and accepts instructions in all chambers’ practice areas. As well as clinical negligence, public law, discrimination, data law, inquests and tax, Jasper gained experience as a pupil in commercial disputes and is comfortable with cases containing contractual or other commercial elements.
Before coming to the bar, Jasper was an Oxford Human Rights Hub-Rhodes University Travelling Fellow in human rights law, spending time researching and teaching at Rhodes University in South Africa, and as an intern with the Legal Resources Centre, South Africa’s leading public interest law firm, assisting with constitutional rights litigation.
He also worked as a Legal Editor at tech startup Sparqa, where he researched and wrote practical legal guides on topics including discrimination, data protection, employment law and intellectual property. He has spent time as an intern and volunteer at the Hackney Migrant Centre and with Control Arms, an NGO working in arms trade monitoring.
He is the Co-Commissioning Editor of the UK Human Rights Blog.
Jasper is currently on secondment and is unable to accept instructions in new matters before January 2024.Clinical Negligence
Jasper is frequently instructed in clinical negligence cases, and regularly appears in interlocutory hearings in the high court and county court, as well as advising on liability and quantum and representing parties at settlement negotiations.
As a result of his training in commercial law, Jasper is also comfortable with cases involving private healthcare providers containing contractual elements.
Jasper is a regular contributor to the Quarterly Medical Law Review.
Jasper gained experience of public law during pupillage under the supervision of Amy Mannion. As a pupil, he drafted and assisted with the drafting of pleadings and skeletons in a range of judicial review matters before in the High Court and Court of Appeal, including Richards v Environment Agency and another  EWCA Civ 26.
Jasper has a range of academic experience in public law, including time spent researching constitutional remedies as the Oxford Human Rights Hub-Rhodes University Travelling Fellow in human rights law at Rhodes University, South Africa. He has given lectures on topics including the separation of powers and legitimate expectations.
In appropriate cases, Jasper is happy to consider acting pro-bono.
Jasper’s experience since joining chambers includes includes:
- Acting for members of a GPs’ practice in a challenge to the decision of an NHS Integrated Care Board on grounds of procedural irregularity. The decision was withdrawn following the letter before action.
- The Undercover Policing Inquiry: Jasper spent over a year instructed as a member of the counsel team for the Metropolitan Police.
- Operation Kenova: Jasper was instructed as junior to Oliver Sanders KC advising on the Maxwellisation of the Operation Kenova interim report.
Jasper is also a member of the Attorney General’s ‘Junior Junior’ panel.
Jasper is frequently instructed by claimants and defendants in data protection cases, to appear in court, draft pleadings, and to advise on liability, quantum and strategy.
Illustrative cases include:
- Acting for a claimant whose sensitive medical records were unlawfully shared with third parties.
- Advising on quantum a claimant whose intimate personal photos were accessed without their consent.
- Advising the Metropolitan Police on the prospects of obtaining an injunction for the removal of a pornographic video depicting a non-consenting party.
Jasper was a panel speaker at the Data Protection Forum’s December 2022 conference on children and data protection, where he spoke on age verification law and the Online Safety Bill.
Jasper regularly covers matters at the intersection of data, information and medical law for the QMLR.
Jasper gained experience of tax law as a pupil under the supervision of Amy Mannion and accepts instructions as a junior or in his own right.
He acted as junior to Sarabjit Singh KC in Gray & Farrar International LLP v HMRC in the Court of Appeal.
Jasper acts in a range of inquests and has been instructed for both families and institutional Interested Persons. He has experience of ‘Middleton’ (Article 2) inquests and inquests before juries.
- Inquest touching upon the death of AD: Represented an NHS Trust in an inquest into the death of a patient who had suffered a cardiac arrest following a needle dislodgment during routine dialysis. Successfully resisted arguments seeking a finding of neglect.
- Inquest touching upon the death of SW: Represented the family at an inquest into the death of an elderly woman following placement of a pacemaker, in circumstances where there was unclarity surrounding the cause of death.
- Inquest touching upon the death of EJ: Represented an NHS Health Board at an inquest into the drug-related death of a woman who had been in receipt of mental health care shortly before her death.
- Inquest touching upon the death of KA: Represented an NHS Trust in a six day inquest into the suicide of a prisoner with a history of mental health problems.
Jasper spent over a year instructed as a member of the counsel team for the Metropolitan Police in the Undercover Policing Inquiry.
Jasper accepts instructions for claimants and defendants in personal injury matters. He frequently appears in fast track and small claims track trials in the county court, and advises on liability and quantum. He is also often instructed in CCMCs and allocation hearings.
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