Jack Rivett has a strong commercial chancery practice, with an emphasis on company and insolvency issues.
He frequently appears (led and unled) in the High Court in lengthy trials and interim applications (including for freezing and committal orders), as well as in the Court of Appeal. In late 2017 and early 2018, he acted for the Claimants in a five-month trial arising out of the acquisition of HBOS by Lloyds (one of The Lawyer’s “Top 20 Cases” of 2017). Other recent cases of note include Cook v Mortgage Debenture Ltd  1 WLR 3048, CA and In re Pablo Star Ltd  1 WLR 738, CA.
In 2017, Jack was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown.
Jack also frequently acts and advises in overseas matters, including in Guernsey, the Isle of Man and the British Virgin Islands, and is called to the Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.