Jonathan Hodge
Commercial & Civil Litigation Partner

Jonathan Hodge

Jonathan qualified as a Solicitor in 2015 and specialises in commercial dispute resolution and contract law.

Background

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Jonathan worked as a speech-writer and policy researcher in the Houses of Parliament. With a Masters Degree focusing on commercial litigation, since qualifying Jonathan has worked exclusively in dispute resolution, regularly in the High Court. His clients include directors, companies and public bodies, and international corporate groups. Jonathan also regularly advises private individuals, and is particularly fond of building relationships with entrepreneurial clients to help them achieve outcomes which match their long-term plans.

With considerable experience in bringing and defending disputes over contractual obligations, professional negligence, and debts, Jonathan can advise his clients in matters ranging in value from thousands of pounds to millions (where he can organise and lead a team of lawyers and experts if necessary).

Jonathan’s cases to date have set several precedents, including the first injunction in this jurisdiction permitted to be served via WhatsApp. He was named the Rising Star of the Year at the Modern Law Awards, and has received national recognition at both the Solicitors’ Journal Awards and at the Law Society Excellence Awards.

Jonathan qualified as a Solicitor in 2015 and specialises in commercial dispute resolution and contract law.

Background

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Jonathan worked as a speech-writer and policy researcher in the Houses of Parliament. With a Masters Degree focusing on commercial litigation, since qualifying Jonathan has worked exclusively in dispute resolution, regularly in the High Court. His clients include directors, companies and public bodies, and international corporate groups. Jonathan also regularly advises private individuals, and is particularly fond of building relationships with entrepreneurial clients to help them achieve outcomes which match their long-term plans.

With considerable experience in bringing and defending disputes over contractual obligations, professional negligence, and debts, Jonathan can advise his clients in matters ranging in value from thousands of pounds to millions (where he can organise and lead a team of lawyers and experts if necessary).

Jonathan’s cases to date have set several precedents, including the first injunction in this jurisdiction permitted to be served via WhatsApp. He was named the Rising Star of the Year at the Modern Law Awards, and has received national recognition at both the Solicitors’ Journal Awards and at the Law Society Excellence Awards.

Areas of expertise

  • Commercial and corporate disputes
  • Contract law and disputes
  • Franchise law and disputes
  • Professional negligence and other torts, such as fraudulent misrepresentation and defamation
  • Equitable relief; including declarations and injunctions
  • Employment law and disputes
  • Group actions
  • Drafting
  • Alternative dispute resolution