Jonathan Arr Partner

Jonathan specialises in international contentious trust, probate and succession disputes, high-value family disputes and commercial litigation.

The clients for whom he acts range from multinational corporations, international private wealth managers and trust companies through to a diverse spectrum of high-net-worth individuals both from the UK and from South America, Europe and the Middle East.

Jonathan is an experienced litigator in both the UK courts and foreign courts, including Singapore, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands, and he has particular expertise in resolving sensitive and long-running disputes between beneficiaries of both English and offshore family trusts.

He has advised clients in a number of successful mediations, particularly in the context of family disputes.  Jonathan is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.

Jonathan also has substantial expertise in high-value employment law and commercial disputes, with a focus on acting for employers, particularly financial institutions, in both the High Court and employment tribunals.  

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"Leading individual, Legal 500 2017"

The UK Legal 500 2017

"Jonathan has 'a razor-sharp mind and a great feel for litigation. He is tenacious and hardworking and handles his cases brilliantly'"

The UK Legal 500 2017

"Jonathan Arr 'brings real energy to a case and relentlessly fights for his clients'."

The UK Legal 500 2016