Partner and Head of Competition Litigation, Stewarts Law LLP
Jonathan has been consistently recognised as a leading expert in commercial litigation representing many major and global companies. He is described in the 2014 edition of the Legal 500 as a 'superb lawyer'. Jonathan was previously Head of the Commercial Litigation group firmwide at Eversheds. He has increasingly specialised in competition litigation since the field first began to develop, joining Stewarts Law in 2009 to set up and lead a Competition Litigation team with an emphasis on cartel damages claims. Much of his work is confidential involving pursuing and resolving cartel damages claims for major businesses.
Chambers 2015 commented that Jonathan is "incredibly experienced and very methodical." and "tenacious and unfazed by obstacles, with strong commercial nous." He gains further praise for being "a calm litigator who can deal with complex and sensitive situations in a very quick and easy manner." Chambers 2014 commented that Jonathan is 'highly tactical' with extensive experience in complex competition litigation. Sources state that he is 'pragmatic and practical' and 'shows a very calm head in difficult litigation terrain.'
Competition cases/experience include:
Qualified in 1987. Clifford Chance, London 1985-89. Joined Eversheds, Leeds in 1989. Partner in 1992. Head of Commercial Litigation 2003. Head of Competition Litigation (firmwide) at Stewarts Law 2009.
Born 1961. Oxford University (1st) 1979-1982.
Mainly struggling to keep up with son and two daughters at almost every form of sport and outdoor activity.
Leading Regional Business Information website for Yorkshire, TheBusinessDesk.com, have featured our top-tier Commercial and Competition Litigation departments
The Daily Telegraph, 27 July 2013
The Financial Times, 04 May 2013
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The Lawyer, 09 January 2012
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