He qualified as a barrister in 2001 at 2 Dr Johnson’s Buildings, and cross-qualified as a solicitor in 2005.
Jonathan is an insurance litigator, specialising in the defence of construction professionals of all disciplines, particularly architects, engineers, project managers, design and construct contractors and surveyors. He is an expert in complex, high value construction claims by way of litigation, arbitration and adjudication, and is highly experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Jonathan also frequently advises on complex coverage issues, particularly in respect of professional indemnity, SPPI, CAR, and PL policies.
Professional qualifications and memberships:
Called to the Bar 1999
Admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales (2005)
Defending an M&E engineer arising from delays to the refurbishment of a prestigious London hotel
Defending a claim by a bank against a QS/project monitor due to alleged delays/increased costs in the construction of a large housing development
Defending a claim against an architect arising from alleged design errors in the refurbishment of a national museum
Pursuing subrogated recovery claims in respect of the alleged overvaluation of a substantial number of residential properties
Defending claims against surveyors arising from the overvaluation of residential and commercial properties
Defending arbitration proceedings arising from a contractual dispute about the operation of a floating production, storage and offloading vessel
Defending a claim against a D&C contractor arising from alleged design and construction defects at a ferry port