Partner highly recommended in leading international legal directories. Jonathan specialises in commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on international commercial litigation, civil fraud and asset recovery/tracing cases, corporate investigations and private damages claims in competition law. Jonathan has extensive experience dealing with multi-jurisdictional emergency procedures in the US, Europe and worldwide. He regularly deals with claims involving search orders, freezing injunctions, document preservation orders and information orders. Cases include acting for the Department of Health in a £225million claim against the French pharmaceutical group Servier in connection with the drug perindopril; acting for the Department of Health against Reckitt Benckiser relating to the drug, Gaviscon; the £100million Secretary of State for Health's cartel litigation against a number of leading pharmaceutical companies; the $242million claims by shareholders of Banco Noroeste, Brazil, to recover funds stolen from the bank and laundered through the UK, Switzerland, Nigeria and Hong Kong. Other high profile cases include acting for Lakshmi Mittal in a Commercial Court dispute with Manmohan Varma (one of The Lawyer’s top 20 cases). Representing Tom Hicks and George Gillett in the Liverpool Football Club dispute, and the Department of Health in a claim against a former senior civil servant for bribery and corruption. Acted for a leading Kazakh businessman in the Kazakhstan Kagazy Plc litigation, advising on substantial and multiple fraud claims, involving injunctive proceedings.