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Jack Macaulay

Call 2009

Construction & Engineering

Jack’s experience includes:

  • Party wall disputes, including the appeal of a party wall surveyor’s award.
  • Cases of defective workmanship by building contractors and sub-contractors.
  • Cases at the intersection of construction law and insurance/personal injury law, such as claims for indemnities from other contractors/sub-contractors following site accidents.
  • Pro bono representation of a retired claimant whose investment property required substantial repair work following a hopelessly negligent attempt at a loft conversion.
  • Successfully representing a claimant roofing company in a claim for unpaid fees that was defended on the basis that the debt had been settled by the provision of free curry.

Jack contributes to Emden’s Construction Law.

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  • LLB, Law with European Legal Studies (First Class) King’s College London, 2003-7
  • ERASMUS year at Uppsala University, Sweden, 2005-6
  • LLM (Cantab) 2007-8
  • BVC (Very Competent) BPP London, 2008-9
  • Lord Denning Scholar, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Languages: French (Intermediate), Swedish (Basic)


  • PIBA
  • PNBA

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