Jake Filson




Jake joined JMW in February 2017 as a Solicitor in the Employment Department having qualified in September 2016.

Jake trained at an international firm and gained significant experience in dealing with a wide range of contentious employment matters.  Jake has acted for both Claimants and Respondents in the Employment Tribunal and also gained experience in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.  He has a keen interest in the Equality Act 2010, advising on all aspects of discrimination, victimisation and harassment.

Having worked in a boutique corporate practice, post-qualification, Jake also has a wealth of experience in advising on non-contentious employment matters; including day to day HR issues and the employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Jake graduated in 2011 from the University of Bristol with a degree in Philosophy and Theology before converting to law in Manchester. He completed the LPC at the University of Law achieving a Distinction in 2014.  In between the law conversion and the LPC, Jake worked for a non-profit law firm in Texas, USA; assisting with post-conviction appeals for inmates on death row.

Outside of work Jake enjoys playing sports, travelling and is also a keen guitarist.

Tel: 0161 838 2851

E-mail: jake.filson@jmw.co.uk

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