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Mr Jonathan Gavaghan
Company and Partnership; Commercial Litigation; Property Litigation
Jonathan Gavaghan has a busy chancery and commercial practice. He has particular expertise in partnership/LLP, commercial and property litigation in both the High Court and arbitration. Company law (including breach of fiduciary duty claims and shareholder disputes) is a further area in which he specialises.
Qualified 1992, Lincoln’s Inn.
General Chancery/commercial litigation (including property, company law, public law and partnership); important cases: Patley Wood Farm LLP v Brake  EWHC 4499 (Ch)  EWHC 483 (Ch) (Arbitration/Partnership); Chaudhary v Yavuz  Ch 239 (Constructive trusts, real property); Clarence House v Nat West Bank  1 WLR 1216 (virtual assignments); Manning v English  Bus LR D89 (2010) (partnership); Re Claygreen Limited  BCLC 715 (company law: pre-emption rights); West Hampstead Management Co Ltd v Pearl Property Ltd  3 EGLR 55 (leasehold enfranchisement); R v Secretary of State ex parte Spath Holme Ltd  2 AC 349 (public law/landlord and tenant); Spath Holme v North Western RAC  3 EGLR 30 (landlord and tenant); R v South Bank University ex p Coggeran  ICR 1342 (public law/discrimination); Curtis v London RAC  QB 92 (landlord and tenant); Globe Equities v Globe Legal Services  BLR 232 (costs orders against third parties).
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Chancery Bar Association
Property Bar Association
Association of Partnership Practitioners
He is a former Chairman of the Young Bar and has served two terms as an elected member of the Bar Council.
Solihull School; Worcester College, Oxford (MA; BCL).