Year of Call: 2011
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.
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
Commercial Bar Association
Chancery Bar Association
2018: Registered as an Advocate before DIFC Courts
Jonathan appears on the BSB register as Jonathan Anthony McDonagh