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Jake Rudman

Jake is passionate about resolving disputes. He understands what it takes to reach an agreement in difficult circumstances, having successfully negotiated settlements throughout his practice as a barrister in both civil and criminal proceedings.

He won Advocate's Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year Award in 2024 in recognition of his dedication to pro bono work.

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Jake Rudman




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Jake's Experience

Areas of Expertise

Jake is willing to mediate a variety of matters including:

  • Contract
  • Employment
  • Property
  • Media Law
  • Defamation
  • Privacy
  • Harassment
  • Data Protection
  • Intellectual Property
  • Probate
Professional Background

In his barrister practice, Jake is part of The Barrister Group's Media and Information Law team. He advises both claimants and defendants on defamation, misuse of private information, breach of confidence, data protection and harassment. Jake has acted for household names, high-net-worth clients and been involved in some of the most prominent media law cases in recent years., and was shortlisted for Advocate's Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year Award 2024.

Jake's experience for both claimants and defendants allows him to understand positions on both sides of a dispute.

Acquiring a wealth of industry knowledge, Jake completed pupillage with top media law Chambers 5RB. He has worked in three of the most pre-eminent media law firms (Harbottle & Lewis, Carter-Ruck and Simons Muirhead and Burton), and has advised most major British media outlets, including The BBC, The Times, The Sun and The Mirror. Jake is also an NCTJ-accredited journalist.

Jake is direct access qualified and certified to conduct litigation, giving him a well-rounded understanding of civil litigation from pre-action protocol to trial. 

Prior to specialising in media law, Jake took on a wide range of criminal and common law civil work whilst at Pump Court Chambers.

  • 25 July 2023
    Intellectual Property
    Outcome: Did Not Settle


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