An increasing proportion of Jonathan’s practice is concerned with tech law. Jonathan has a first-class degree in Artificial Intelligence and a good knowledge of a variety of computing languages and frameworks. He regularly acts in IT and tech disputes concerning defects, software licensing, and confidential information.
Jonathan regularly appears in construction adjudications, arbitrations and in the TCC on all aspects of construction and engineering disputes. He has conducted multi-day trials in the TCC as sole counsel, and multi-week trials as junior counsel. He maintains a busy advisory practice.
Jonathan’s practice embraces commercial, company, and technology and construction disputes (including procurement), with a particular emphasis on matters with a technical or scientific element. He has appeared as sole counsel in multi-day trials and heavy applications in the High Court; has regularly appeared in arbitrations and adjudications and upon the enforcement of resulting awards, both at home and abroad; and has served as part of a counsel team in several multi-week trials, both in the English High Court and in the Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands.
Year of Call: 2007 (England); 2013 (British Virgin Islands)
Keystone Healthcare Ltd & Anor v Parr & Others -  EWHC 1509 (Ch)
M Davenport Builders Ltd v Greer & Anor -  EWHC 318 (TCC)
Amey LG Ltd v Cumbria County Council -  EWHC 2856 (TCC)
Company A v Company B (arbitration business) -  EWHC 2319 (QB)
A One Distributon Ltd v Rotronic Instruments (UK) Ltd -  EWHC 1813 (TCC)
Dynniq UK Ltd v Lancashire County Council -  EWHC 3173 (TCC)
Society of Computers and Law
Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association
British Irish Bar Association
BVC (Outstanding, Northumbria)
GDL (Distinction, Northumbria)
BA (Class I, Birmingham)
Legal 500 2015 (British Virgin Islands): “First rate intellect”
Chambers and Partners 2014 (UK): “very thorough and user-friendly”
Chambers and Partners 2013 (UK): “Tipped by market sources as an up-and-comer to watch. He has a broad commercial practice."
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