Jonty is a Senior Associate in Osborne Clarke's Commercial Disputes team. He acts on a wide range of complex UK-based and cross-border disputes and investigations for clients, with a focus on Professional Services and Financial Services businesses. Jonty is part of Osborne Clarke's Audit and Accountancy and Contentious Financial Regulatory practises.
Jonty advises on a variety of disputes, particularly in relation to: professional negligence claims; sensitive internal and regulatory investigations and enforcement action (including in relation to the UK's Financial Reporting Council and Financial Conduct Authority); civil fraud; and contractual claims. He has also advised on: white collar crime issues; data breaches and cyber-security matters; shareholder disputes; tax and HMRC disputes; pensions disputes; and IP-disputes.
Jonty works closely with Osborne Clarke's Financial Institutions Group in advising payments and other financial services businesses.
excellent attention to detail and willingness to put in the required hard work on difficult cases
Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world
Prior to joining Osborne Clarke I worked for Hargreaves Lansdown plc and Capita Group plc. During my time at Osborne Clarke, I have completed a secondment to Barratt Developments plc's Group Legal team. This gives me a good insight into what clients want from their lawyers.
Expedited insolvency application
Advising on the successful dismissal of a "high-profile" challenge to the appointment of joint administrators over a technology company specialising in post-quantum computing. The matter was listed before a High Court Judge in view of its value, the specialist factual complexities of the case and the points of law requiring determination.
Audit Negligence claim
Advising one of the 'Big Four' firms on two audit negligence claims concerning the collapse of a number of offshore funds, with claimed losses exceeding £20million.
Financial mis-selling claims
Advising a consumer credit lender in relation to a 'test-case' in the High Court regarding alleged financial mis-selling.
Internal and Regulatory Investigation
Advising an investment bank on an internal investigation into whistleblowing allegations and in respect of its communications with the FCA regarding the same.
Confidential FRC investigations
Advising in relation to a number of confidential FRC investigations, both in relation to the Audit Enforcement Procedure and the Accountancy Scheme.