Jonathan has extensive experience in advising clients on complex commercial disputes with a particular focus on technology and communications disputes.

Jonathan is a partner in our Dispute Resolution group based in our London office.    

Jonathan has over 20 years' experience of representing corporate clients in contentious commercial disputes often with a cross border element. He has a particular focus on disputes in the communications and technology sector including advising on risk and contract management issues in relation to major technology projects. He has also advised on disputes in the financial services sector as well as having significant experience in corporate disputes including shareholder, joint venture and warranty disputes. 

Jonathan’s contentious practice covers litigation in the English High Court and appeal courts and international arbitration under the auspices of the AAA, ICC, SCC and LCIA as well as ad hoc arbitration (including appeals to the High Court from arbitration awards). Jonathan is also regularly involved in ADR including mediation. 

Jonathan speaks good French and German.

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  1. Jonathan Speed is 'an excellent lawyer with a very good commercial head on his shoulders.'

    Legal 500 2010