Jonathan McDonagh


Year of Call: 2011

Practice Overview

Jonathan is instructed in some of the largest and most high profile pieces of litigation currently before the English courts, including Municipio de Mariana and oths v BHP Group (the Fundão Dam disaster litigation), the VW emissions litigation, and Pakistan v Natwest (the Hyderabad Fund dispute). His practice covers civil fraud and insolvency disputes alongside his commercial and chancery work. He is also regularly instructed to act in ancillary relief proceedings in the Family courts, particularly where issues relating to trust assets are concerned.

There is an international dimension to much of Jonathan's work and he is a registered practitioner with audience rights before the DIFC court.

News & Events

  • News

    Judgment in High Commissioner for Pakistan In the United Kingdom v Prince Muffakham Jah & Ors [2019] EWHC 2551 (Ch)

    70 years of deadlock was broken yesterday (2 October 2019) as one of the UK's longest-running legal battles was resolved. Princes... Read More

    News

    Serle Court receives rankings in the Legal 500 EMEA for UAE expertise

    Serle Court has recently been ranked in the Legal 500's EMEA directory for its work in the Middle East. ... Read More

  • Events

    Channel Islands Commercial and Offshore Trusts Conference 2019

    Location: Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa, Esplande, St Helier, JE2 3QA Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More

Education & Qualifications

Magdalen College, Oxford: BA (Modern History and Politics), First Class; MPhil (Modern European History), Distinction

GDL (City University); BPTC (BPP)

Hardwicke, Denning and Cholmeley Scholarships, Lincoln’s Inn

Former stipendiary lecturer in History, St John’s College, Oxford

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association

Chancery Bar Association

2018: Registered as an Advocate before DIFC Courts

BSB Registration

Jonathan appears on the BSB register as Jonathan Anthony McDonagh

VAT Number

141803538

News & Events

  • News

    Judgment in High Commissioner for Pakistan In the United Kingdom v Prince Muffakham Jah & Ors [2019] EWHC 2551 (Ch)

    70 years of deadlock was broken yesterday (2 October 2019) as one of the UK's longest-running legal battles was resolved. Princes... Read More

    News

    Serle Court receives rankings in the Legal 500 EMEA for UAE expertise

    Serle Court has recently been ranked in the Legal 500's EMEA directory for its work in the Middle East. ... Read More

  • Events

    Channel Islands Commercial and Offshore Trusts Conference 2019

    Location: Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa, Esplande, St Helier, JE2 3QA Read More

    Events

    International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference – New York

    Location: The InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel, New York Read More