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Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Litigation: civil fraud; asset freezing and asset tracing; commercial, insolvency and trust litigation; crisis management; financial services litigation and dispute resolution.


Partner highly recommended in leading legal directories, Jonathan specialises in commercial
litigation, with particular emphasis on international commercial litigation, civil fraud and asset
recovery/tracing cases, corporate investigations and private damages claims in competition law.
Jonathan has extensive experience dealing with multi-jurisdictional emergency procedures in the US, Europe and worldwide. Successful cases include acting for the Department of Health in claims against Reckitt Benckiser following the Office of Fair Trading’s decision that Reckitt Benckiser had infringed competition law by withdrawing Gaviscon Original from the NHS; the £100m Secretary of State for Health’s cartel litigation against various leading pharmaceutical companies; the $242m claims by shareholders of Banco Noroeste, Brazil, to recover funds stolen from the bank and laundered through the UK, Switzerland, Nigeria and Hong Kong. Other high profile cases include representing Tom Hicks and George Gillett in the Liverpool Football Club dispute and the Department of Health in a claim against a former senior civil servant for bribery and corruption. Acted for the steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal in a Commercial Court dispute with Manmohan Varma arising out of the award of Nigerian oil blocks. Jonathan acts for the Department of Health in a £225m claim against the French pharmaceutical group Servier in connection with the drug perindopril. Jonathan is a contributing editor and co-author of Getting The Deal Through Asset Recovery 2016 and 2017 editions. Lectures and writes widely on his specialist areas.


Trained at Peters & Peters; qualified 1995; partner 2002.


American Bar Association (ABA); honorary vice-president Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA); Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and DRI (The Voice of the Defense Bar).


Birmingham City University (1991 LLB (Hons)).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil

(Leading individuals)

Jonathan TicknerPeters & Peters Solicitors LLP

The highly regarded team at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP is a go-to choice for numerous governments, multinational corporations and ultra-high net worth individuals. It often acts in freezing and disclosure orders, and has notable expertise in cross-border cases. Practice head Jonathan Tickner is a key contact for multi-jurisdictional emergency procedures, while Sarah Gabriel is the name to note for internal investigations. Keith Oliver is another individual with longstanding expertise in the field.

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

In addition to its widely respected fraud expertise, Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP‘s commercial disputes team routinely acts in high-value and internationally flavoured cases that are complex and politically sensitive. Department head Jonathan Tickner also leads the firm’s fraud and commercial disputes group; international head Keith Oliver and Sarah Gabriel both have longstanding commercial litigation experience; and Jason Woodland represents both individuals and corporates in complex disputes that frequently involve fraud allegation. Growth within the team includes commercial litigation expert Emma Ruane being elevated to the partnership.