BDB Pitmans LLP
- SRA 146680
- One Bartholomew Close
- +44(0 )2077833646
Jonathan has over 30 years’ experience as a specialist claimant professional negligence lawyer dealing with both individual and group claims. He has won cases at the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal and High Court and has also gained many settlements for his clients through mediation.
Jonathan has a calm approach to litigation and because of his experience he will often know and have a good relationship with his opponents.
He also conducts fraud claims often with an international element and has experience of all injunctive and enforcement applications.
In addition, Jonathan has a general corporate commercial practice.
Acting successfully on the seminal notice period case of Newcastle v Haywood (2018) UKSC 22 at the Supreme Court, the important committal decision of Newson-Smith v Al Zawawi (2017) EWHC 1876 (QB), the tax professional negligence case of Shepherd v Byrne and Partners LLP (2017) EWHC 758 (ch) , the case of Frederick v Positive Solutions Ltd which settled shortly before the Supreme Court Appeal and the then leading professional negligence conveyancing case of Santander v RA Legal (2014) EWCA CIv 183
Successfully concluded after a contested trial a group claim against a solicitor arising from an Unauthorised Collective Investment scheme relating to the purchase of rooms in a hotel
Acted for an airline in freezing applications in cross border jurisdictions arising from a fraud
Defended a pensions company on a claim for £138 million by the Pensions Regulator
Areas of Expertise
- A PNLA Lender Claims Group Member
- Financial Services
- Fraud and Financial Crime
- Insurance Brokers
- Solicitor - Commercial Litigation
- Solicitor - Commercial Property
- Solicitor - Residential Conveyancing
- Tax Advisers