Jason Pobjoy

Blackstone Chambers

Jason practises across all of Chambers’ main areas of work. He has worked on cases before a wide range of tribunals and courts, including county courts, employment tribunals, the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Court of Justice and the General Court of the European Union. Jason was an associate in the litigation team at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Australia (now King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin), where he had a broad commercial litigation practice. He joined Blackstone Chambers as a tenant in September 2013 following the successful completion of a 12-month pupillage. His pupil supervisors were Mark Vinall, Jane Mulcahy, Andrew George, Kate Gallafent and Catherine Callaghan. In addition to his experience as a commercial solicitor, Jason has taught and published widely in the areas of public international law, public law and human rights, and international refugee law.


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Jason Pobjoy The England Court of Appeal remits the matter of rate card price in the Pay TV market to the CAT for failure to address Ofcom’s competition concerns in detail (British Sky Broadcasting)


Pay TV: Court of Appeal sends message to the CAT* In its recent decision in British Sky Broadcasting Ltd v Office of Communications [2014] EWCA Civ 133 the Court of Appeal has sent a strong message to the CAT, criticising the Tribunal for its failure to properly consider the reasons (...)

Jason Pobjoy The England and Wales Court of Appeal rules that a cartelist cannot avoid the jurisdiction of a national court on the basis that the victim of the cartel had purchased the relevant product or service via a subsidiary or other third party (Deutsche Bahn / Morgan Advanced Materials)


The Court of Appeal on Cartels and Conflicts* The Court of Appeal handed down two important decisions last week on the application of conflict of law principles to cartel follow-on damages claims: Deutsche Bahn AG & Ors v Morgan Advanced Materials plc & Ors [2013] EWCA Civ 1484 and (...)

Jason Pobjoy The EU Court of Justice acknowledges that two companies can independently from each other exercise decisive influence over their joint venture (EI du Pont de Nemours)


A family affair: parental liability for joint ventures* It is trite law that a parent company will be liable for antitrust infringements committed by a subsidiary where the parent exercises “decisive influence” over the conduct of the subsidiary. Earlier this year the Court of Justice of the (...)

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