Jonathan Child > Lennox Paton > Tortola, British Virgin Islands > Lawyer Profile

Lennox Paton
FLEMMING HOUSE, 4TH FLOOR, WICKHAMS CAY
PO BOX 4012, ROAD TOWN
TORTOLA VG1110
British Virgin Islands

Work Department

Jonathan is an Associate in the Litigation Department of the BVI office. 

Jonathan is experienced in acting for a range of clients from private individuals and entrepreneurs to major corporations. He specialises in and advises on large scale commercial disputes and insolvency act disputes. Jonathan’s practice routinely has an international and cross-jurisdictional element and he has acted for clients and legal teams all over the world, including in: Dubai, England, Hong Kong, Monaco, Malaysia and the United States.

Jonathan has appeared before and routinely acts on matters in the BVI Commercial Court, the ECSC Court of Appeal and the Privy Council.

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Prior to joining Lennox Paton, Jonathan worked for a ‘leading-disputes focused firm’ based in Lincoln’s Inn, London. He also spent time in-house for Jones Lang LaSalle, as a legal secondee in 2015. Jonathan trained and qualified at a top 20 UK law firm.

Memberships

  • The Bahamas Bar Association
  • Society of Trust and Estate of Practitioners (STEP)
  • INSOL
  • Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association (RISA)

Education

  • University of Manchester, BA (Hons)
  • The College of Law, London; Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), Legal Practitioner Course (LPC), LLB

Lawyer Rankings

British Virgin Islands > Dispute resolution

Lennox Paton ‘has a great boutique litigation team‘ headed up by Scott Cruickshank. More specifically, it handles an array of shareholder disputes, fraud and asset tracing matters, trust litigation, and corporate and commercial disputes. Cruickshank (who is singled out as ‘very tough and unflappable and with great commercial acumen’) forms an ‘excellent team‘ with senior associate Jonathan Child , who draws praise as a ‘first-class, committed and smart commercial lawyer and litigator’, best known for his involvement in cross-border insolvencies.