Jackie Ray

Jackie Ray is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution team, having been with the firm since 2012.

Jackie’s experience within the field of dispute resolution spans over 20 years. She has particular expertise with supply and services company disputes, commercial supplies, construction, IT and software contracts and consumer financial services. Jackie acts on all types of litigation, including debt recovery, dispute resolution, insolvency, claims within a foreign jurisdiction and return-of-goods claims.

Jackie’s client base primarily consists of large corporations, blue-chip companies, banks and medium-sized commercial enterprises.

Jackie has a strong reputation with the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) and is well known to its members, and she regularly writes and lectures on legal topics.

Jackie has been recommended as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions, cited in Legal 500 and was shortlisted for Credit Professional of the Year by the CICM in 2013, 2014, 2015 and winner in 2016. 

Key Experience:

  • Acting on behalf of a supplier in a multi-party engineering dispute.
  • Representing many vintners/branded-drinks suppliers in disputed matters.
  • Acting in numerous cross-border transactions.
  • Recovery of goods claim for a soft-drinks manufacturer.
  • Contested IT claims for a major software Plc.

Career History:

  • 2015: Partner, Blaser Mills LLP
  • 2012: Legal Executive, Blaser Mills 
  • 2005–2012: Brethertons 
  • 1995–2005: Reed Smith 
  • 1990–1995: Shoosmiths 
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I would strongly recommend the litigation services provided by Jackie Ray and Gary Braathen. I have instructed them for many years and have followed them from their previous firms. They both provide an efficient, cost-effective and success-driven litigation service, including acting on cases with a European or international aspect and insolvency. They provide sound commercial advice and I would not hesitate to recommend them.