Jay joined Sintons in September 2018 and is a solicitor in the Construction Department.
- Jay completed his LLB at Newcastle University in 2016 and the LPC course at Northumbria University in 2018
- Jay is a qualified snowboarding instructor
Jay was listed as a key individual in the Legal 500 2022 & 2023 Guides where is was said “Alex Rayner and Jay Balmer have been our main points of contact in terms of matters that have needed attention and assistance. The levels and speed of response have been impressive, as well as the invaluable guidance through the nuances of dispute, contract, and resolution processes to comply with legislation. Alex has made us feel confident and comfortable throughout.” The 2023 Guide added “‘Alex Rayner and Jay Balmer lead the Sintons Construction team in Newcastle. Both Alex and Jay are able to understand and advise clients on the key matters in construction disputes and provide and deliver clear strategies to either resolve matters amicably with or without the need for formal dispute proceedings. Their attention to detail has led to successful outcomes in many disputes that we have worked with them on. Both are readily available and engage early and positively to provide clear direction.”
In the Chambers UK 2022 Guide, the Construction & Engineering team was described as being “very personable and providing great support informed by their diverse experience” and “Sintons are very motivated to do their best for the client. Great individuals working as a team.”
Outside of work Jay enjoys rugby, mountainbiking, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Key Practice Areas
- Commercial Property