Winston specialises in property, commercial and insolvency litigation. He provides advice, drafting and advocacy to clients across these specialisms. He has appeared at all levels up to the Court of Appeal and has drafted a notice of objection to permission to appeal in the Supreme Court. He regularly appears in the High Court and the County Court in petitions, applications and trials. He recently appeared in the Court of Appeal for the successful Appellant in Elim Court RTM Co Ltd v Avon Freeholds Ltd  EWCA Civ 89.
He has particular experience of commercial debt recovery, personal insolvency, mortgage disputes and landlord and tenant.
Winston takes part in the Chancery Bar’s pro bono CLIPS scheme to assist litigants in person in the High Court. He has also prosecuted for the Bar Standards Board before the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal.
In certain circumstances, Winston accepts direct instructions on a public access basis.
Please choose a practice area from those listed above to obtain details of Winston’s specialisms.
“I recently instructed Winston in a complex property damage and boundary case. He provided invaluable advice throughout the process; in particular, on preparation of evidence and settlement offers. His most important contribution was his advocacy at trial. Winston was a highly effective advocate with a good understanding of the law and the complex factual background. He was able to use his knowledge deftly in cross-examination, including of an expert witness. We were able to achieve a great outcome for the client and an indemnity based costs award”: Toby Walker, Head of Dispute Resolution, Hedges Law
“We are very grateful to Mr Jacob for his assistance and confirm that our client was very happy with the outcome”: Mary Rouse, Senior Associate, Wright Hassall LLP
“Thank you very much for your typically thorough hard work and attention”: John Gordon, Partner, Wilson Browne Solicitors
“Winston was absolutely brilliant and we would very much like to keep him on board for the entirety of this case if at all possible”: lay clients