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Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP

5 ALDERMANBURY SQUARE, LONDON, EC2V 7HR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7367 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7367 8001
DX:
206 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.steptoe.com

Jonathan Raynes

Tel:
Work 0207 367 8000
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Work Department

Commercial Litigation, Property, International Arbitration

Position

Partner

Career

Jonathan Raynes has practiced for more than 20 years in resolving complex disputes, both
domestic and international, from their inception through to settlement or trial. Jonathan
helps clients through complex contractual negotiations and disputes, always looking to
protect their interests in a cost-effective manner. He has broad international and domestic
experience in construction, EPC contracting, process plant, energy, real estate
development and many other industries, and deals regularly with upfront contract drafting
and review, guidance during project implementation, and ultimately the efficient resolution
of disputes, over matters such as payment, extensions of time, defective work, professional
negligence, employee wrongdoing, nuisance, defamation, and insolvency.

He is one of Legal Business's rated “Legal Experts” in construction, and recognized as one
of Thompson Reuter’s “Super Lawyers.” Chambers & Partners guide describes Jonathan
as "very capable and knowledgeable," and he is praised by Legal 500 for his “robust
academic knowledge and an unassuming manner” and "ability to understand a business
and the factors at stake quickly and thoroughly."

He is trusted by colleagues to act as internal counsel to the firm’s London office.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Steptoe and Johnson UK LLP is 'a hidden gem among commercial litigation practices in London'. Angus Rodger has some 30 years’ experience of international dispute resolution; Neil Dooley is well known for complex, high-profile and high-value fraud cases; while Ivan Gordienko is noted for disputes in the aviation, telecoms, real estate, chemicals, and financial services sectors. Jonathan Raynes is experienced in matters involving construction, engineering, procurement and construction contracting, process plants, energy, and real estate development.

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