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2 TEMPLE GARDENS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9AY, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7822 1200
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2TG – 2 Temple Gardens, Jonathan de Rohan, London, ENGLAND

Jonathan de Rohan

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 7822 1200
Email:
Web:
www.2tg.co.uk/people/johnthan-de-rohan/
2TG – 2 Temple Gardens (2TG – 2 Temple Gardens)

Position

Common law and insurance practice including personal injury claims, professional negligence and property damage and nuisance claims, in particular, fire, flood and tree roots. Extensive background in contract and commercial, real property and landlord and tenant law brings additional expertise to bear on property damage claims and to professional negligence actions involving conveyancing and construction professionals. Considerable experience of large-scale, complex, document-heavy litigation, in particular, as successful junior in Re: Landhurst Leasing, a directors’ disqualification case. Regularly advises personal injury, buildings and other insurers on a broad range of contractual issues including coverage and subrogation. A busy claimant and defendant personal injury practice, covering the whole spectrum of liability and quantum disputes, in particular employers’ liability, industrial disease, occupiers’ and public liability, product liability, RTAs and the MIB and Animals Act cases. He has an interest in sporting and dangerous pursuits, regularly advising in football, rugby and cricket cases and he often acts for the defendant in parachuting and gliding accidents including catastrophic and fatal cases. Experienced trial and interlocutory advocate in most civil and criminal courts and tribunals including inquests. Considerable experience of settling and arguing complex and high-value schedules and counter schedules of loss and of cross-examining experts in many different fields. Notable cases: Purbrick v London Borough of Hackney [2004] 1 P&CR 34; Re: Landhurst Leasing [1999] BCLC 286 ChD; Smith v Donelon & Co Ltd [1998] LTL, CA; Cuthbert v Bannister [1998] LTL, CA; Kelsey Housing Association v King [1995] 28 HLR 270, CA.

Career

Called 1989, Middle Temple; accredited mediator (trained at Regent’s College).

Member

Personal Injury Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Professional Negligence Bar Association.

Education

Harrow School; Reading University (BA Hons Economics); Westminster University (Dip Law).

Leisure

Family life, sport (in particular cricket, rugby and tennis), full member MCG (Melbourne), associate member MCC.

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