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asb law LLP

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57100 CRAWLEY-1
Crawley, Maidstone

Jonathan Stevens

Work 01293 861219
asb law LLP

Work Department

Dispute resolution


Partner and head of dispute resolution, Jonathan, is a leader, who is insightful and highly respected. A litigation specialist with over 30 years' practice, his presence immediately brings to bear the wealth of his experience. He has dealt with numerous complex high value disputes in courts, arbitration and tribunals in a numerous jurisdictions around the world. He is dual qualified as a solicitor and New York attorney. Jonathan has a deep insight into the importance of risk management and was responsible for the Atos group’s Legal Risk Mapping. He has been a regular speaker at legal conferences on matters related to litigation, dispute resolution and risk and is regularly invited to present training sessions for Winmark's Global GC Academy.  He has also published articles on legal risk mapping and sat on the Legal Week litigation & arbitration advisory board and the PLC litigation & risk and advisory board. Jonathan's broad and high level experience ensures that disputes and claims are carefully and effectively managed, and risk identified and addressed. He is a keen advocate of AFAs and innovative solutions. He manages an established team of litigation, employment and risk specialists.


He spent 18 years in private practice and 15 years in-house for KMPG and then Atos, a $11.5bn IT company, employing over 100,000 in 72 countries. Jonathan was Head of Global Litigation at Atos for 11 years, where he managed an international litigation portfolio.


Jonathan is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a member of the Aviation Club and a keen cyclist and fly-fisherman.

South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

asb law LLP's team handles an impressive range of large-scale disputes and while it undertakes High Court and other litigation, its expertise also extends to a range of alternative dispute resolution methods. Its work frequently involves cross-border aspects; it is acting for members of the Freight Transport Association, together with other EU counsel, forensic accountants and others, in pursuing follow-on damages claims, which arose from the EU's judgment on truck cartels. The group is appreciated for its 'detailed grasp of the facts, awareness of points of legal and commercial sensitivity as well as procedural reality'. The team is led by 'formidable litigator' Jonathan Stevens; other key lawyers include partner Nicola Billen  whose expertise includes insurance-related litigation and head of corporate relations Lyndsey Ratcliffe, who together with associate Andrew Frake 'provides very good practical and commercial advice'.

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