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Addleshaw Goddard

MILTON GATE, 60 CHISWELL STREET, LONDON, EC1Y 4AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7606 4390
DX:
47 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Jon Tweedale

Tel:
Work 020 7788 5795
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Contentious.

Position

Litigation partner with specialist expertise in international arbitration and civil fraud. Has arbitrated under most of the arbitral rules (including those of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICSID), representing multinationals, banks and governments, often appearing as an advocate. Also has very broad commercial litigation expertise, ranging from high-value disputes in the Commercial Court arising from M&A activity to the pursuit of fraud claims supported by worldwide freezing injunctions. Experience of most forms of ADR, including mediation and expert determination.

Career

Trained Allen & Overy LLP; qualified 1998; associate, litigation department, and then later the international arbitration practice, 1998-2007; managing associate, contentious department, Addleshaw Goddard 2007-09; partner 2009.

Member

CIArb; LCIA; YIAG.

Education

Beverley Grammar School; Downing College, Cambridge University (1995 BA Hons Law (Cantab); 1999 MA Hons (Cantab)); College of Law, York (1996 LPC).

Leisure

Days out with the family.


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

Addleshaw Goddard 'has a very dedicated and commercial approach to all aspects of disputes'. The firm has one of the UK's largest litigation practice and is regularly instructed in the biggest and most high-profile cases in the English courts, including large IT disputes and bet-the-company fraud cases. Michael Barnett is litigation head, Mark Molyneux, who divides his time between the London and Manchester offices, is commercial litigation head, and Louisa Caswell is London commercial litigation lead. The other names to note are Jon Tweedale, Richard Wise and Richard Clayton, along with legal director Mark Chesher and managing associate Natasha Winter. Former managing associate Richard Levett left for Enyo Law LLP.

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International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Addleshaw Goddard is noted for its 'very good and astute use of the Bar'. The practice acts in major international arbitrations in relation to energy, life sciences, construction and insurance. Simon Kamstra is international arbitration head, Jon Tweedale is focused on energy and life sciences disputes and Sarah Vasani is experienced in investor-state arbitrations.

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