Paul Jonson
Name: Paul Jonson
Firm Name: Pannone LLP
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Practice Area: Commercial Litigation Law

Telephone: 0161 909 4535
Fax: 0161 909 4560

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Professional Biography:

Paul Jonson is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution and Regulatory division.

Areas of Work Covered:

Paul specialises in resolving disputes for commercial clients, usually outside of the court process.

Paul has particular expertise in managing and resolving disputes arising from the running, sale and purchase of the business including; shareholder disputes, breach of directors’ fiduciary duty claims, Section 994 Companies Act petitions, share sale warranty claims and commercial fraud claims.

Bringing and defending emergency injunction proceedings is also a regular part of Paul’s caseload. Paul has acted as a supervising solicitor in the execution of search orders on a number of occasions. Paul has experience in managing large scale disputes and whilst he has substantial trial expertise, he is a keen supporter and regular user of appropriate alternative dispute resolution techniques such as mediation. In recognition of this he received the ‘Mediation Champion Award’ at the CEDR Awards for Excellence 2010.

Other specialisms include partnership disputes (particularly in relation to professionals) and intellectual property disputes. Paul has recently undertaken a post graduate diploma in IP law from Nottingham Law School and was awarded a commendation. Other practice areas include arbitrations, defamation claims, professional negligence and franchise disputes. Paul has been involved in a number of reported cases since 1997.

Paul is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association, the Association of Disciplinary and Regulatory Lawyers, Commercial Litigators Association and the Association of Partnership Lawyers.

Paul is recognised as a Leader in commercial litigation. Paul is quoted in Chambers UK Guide 2013 as being a “tremendous strategist,” who is “highly efficient” and is praised for his ability to take the emotions out of the process.

In 2011 Paul was appointed a deputy district judge on the Northern Circuit.