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About Jay

Jay is co-head of HFW’s yacht team in London. Jay specialises in yacht and ship building, yacht and ship sale and purchase, yacht, ship and asset finance, corporate law and international trade.

Industry guides regularly identify Jay as market leader in yachting matters, citing him as “one of the outstanding lawyers in the field”. Jay is consistently ranked as Band 1 lawyer in the legal directories, clients state that “Jay is top of the game in Europe for superyachts” (Chambers, HNW 2023).

In 2019 Jay was the Chambers HNW Aviation and Yachts Lawyer of the Year. In Chambers & Partners HNW 2020, clients said that Jay “is phenomenal, intelligent, creative and thorough” and ” down to earth with a human perspective and someone you feel is genuinely battling for you.”

He is fluent in French.