Lewis Silkin LLP

Jonathan Carr

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Jonathan is a partner in Lewis Silkin’s market leading employment group and head of the firm’s Oxford Office. His main areas of specialism include business transfers/outsourcing, restructuring, employment litigation/ADR and senior level exits. For many years Jonathan has been recognised as an expert in transfers of undertakings (TUPE). He writes for Lewis Silkin’s TUPE publications, edits the Sweet & Maxwell Transfer of Undertakings Bulletin and has lectured on TUPE at commercial conferences and for the Employment Lawyers Association. His clients include law firms, pharmaceutical manufacturers, leading retail brands, high profile sports organisations and a diverse array of financial services firms. As well as advising on all aspects of employment law, Jonathan carries out investigations for clients and has a growing interest and profile in sports related work. Jonathan is known for his pragmatic style and commercial acumen.


Boodle Hatfield 1997-99; Allen & Overy 1999-2055; Lewis Silkin 2005-2020

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association


Jonathan enjoys a range of sports from cycling and swimming to golf and badminton. He is an enthusiastic and improving cook and a keen gardener. He and his family live in Oxfordshire.