Jonathan is a highly regarded junior, and a ranked libel and privacy law specialist. He is instructed in several cases of very significant current interest, including Lachaux v IPL and Stocker v Stocker (both in the UK Supreme Court), ABC v Telegraph, and on behalf of the family of the Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
In addition to Jonathan’s core practice in media law, he has experience and accepts instructions in the fields of public and employment law. Jonathan is currently instructed in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, on its Westminster Strand in which hearings will be held for three weeks in 2019.
Jonathan can be instructed directly in suitable cases under the Bar’s Direct Access scheme.
What the directories say:
“Committed, incisive and always on the ball." - Chambers & Partners, 2019
"He has a very good understanding of the law and is an extremely effective advocate." - Chambers and Partners, 2019
"Highly regarded junior with a specialism in cases involving social media and online libel and privacy." - Chambers and Partners, 2019
"A brilliant junior.” - Chambers & Partners, 2018