Year of call: 2014

Barrister at Law, the Honourable Society Of Middle Temple

Jay was called to the Bar in 2014 and is a member of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple.
Jay has a busy and growing practice in the First-Tier Tribunal, Upper Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal for Immigration Law. He has also appeared in the County and Family Courts in a number of sensitive matters including possession disputes and non-molestation hearings. Jay also accepts instructions for employment law matters, appearing for both employers and employees.

Prior to starting his pupillage, Jay worked as a paralegal in immigration and asylum law under Paul Turner at both Tooks and Mansfield Chambers since 2013.



Immigration, Civil, Family & Employment
Jay read law at the University of Sussex and graduated with an upper second-class (2:1). He went on to complete a Masters in International Trade Law at the University of Sussex, graduating with a Distinction before completing his second Masters in International Commercial Law at University College London (UCL), also graduating with a Distinction. He went on to train as a barrister at BPP Law University, completing the course with an overall score of Very Competent and several Outstanding grades.

Jay is authorised by the Bar Standards Board to accept instructed as a direct access barrister.

Gajjar, J. ‘Your Dominion or Mine? A Critical Evaluation of the Case Law on Freedom of Establishment for Companies and the Restrictions’, (2013) 24(2) International Commercial and Company Law Review 50. Gajjar, J. ‘The Doctrine of Insurable Interest in Life Insurance’ (2013) 127 British Insurance Law Association 1.
Gajjar, J. ‘The Carrot and the Stick: The Issue of Directors’ Remuneration and the Scope for Employee Participation, a Comparative Analysis’ (2014) 25(1) European Business Law Review 103