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Jack Spence

Jack Spence

Trainee Solicitor

Jack Spence graduated from the University of Oxford with a first class degree in jurisprudence in 2019 and completed the LPC LLM with a high distinction in 2021.

He currently sits in the dispute resolution team within the London office and has experience in litigation as well as arbitration under LMAA, ICC and LCIA rules. He has assisted on a number of shipbuilding disputes as well as more general commercial disputes in the energy sector.

Prior to joining Haynes Boone, Jack spent 18 months working in the Legal Technology industry, gaining an in-depth knowledge of the sector, and brings both the technical awareness and lateral thinking developed in this space to his work within the firm.

Professional Affiliations and Engagements

  • Society of Construction Law
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LPC LLM, University of Law, 2021

B.A. (Hons), Jurisprudence, Oxford University, 2019

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