Jake is a legal assistant in our private client team and joined Debenhams Ottaway in 2021.

Jake works closely with Andrew Spearman, assisting Andrew with looking after his client’s expectations in relation to all aspects of private client work.

Before joining Debenhams Ottaway, Jake completed both his university degree and postgraduate diploma in legal practise at Bournemouth University.

Jake takes great pride in being approachable, friendly and emotionally aware. He always aims to provide effective customer service in order to make the process as straightforward and as stress-free as possible for clients.


Jake has one and a half years previous experience with wills, trusts and probate work, with a particular focus on estate administration within international jurisdictions.

Jake’s expertise includes assisting with the day-to-day administration of estates, drafting of wills and the creation of trusts.