Mr Jonathan Rodger > Chambers of Toby Hedworth QC > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Toby Hedworth QC
Trinity Chambers
THE CUSTOM HOUSE, QUAYSIDE
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE1 3DE
England

Work Department

Commercial and Chancery
Company and Insolvency
Contentious Trusts and Probate
Property

Position

 

Career

Called 1999
A recognised specialist in the Business and Property Courts in the north east and throughout England and Wales, Jonathan has a client base across the country and is always willing to travel nationwide in pursuit of his clients’ objectives. He covers all aspects of Business and Property work: commercial and traditional chancery, real property, landlord and tenant and insolvency. He also has a related expertise in licensing and business regulation.

Jonathan combines intellectual heavyweight, practical commercial acumen, good judgment of characters and personalities and a relentless appetite for work. His goal is provide a flexible, responsive service, pragmatic and commercial advice and effective representation in his fields of practice. He has an uncanny ability to communicate effectively at all levels with Judges, clients, witnesses and litigants in person. Judges in particular regard him highly for his sensitivity in handling the latter.

PRINCIPAL PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial disputes
Company litigation including shareholder disputes
Contentious probate and Inheritance Act claims
Contract disputes
Company Directors’ duties including disqualification proceedings
Insolvency
Landlord and Tenant (commercial and residential)
Licensing
Partnership actions
Professional negligence
Real property
Restraint of trade

Education

BA (Double-First Class Honours), Peterhouse, Cambridge
Queen Mother’s Scholar, Middle Temple
Chancery Bar Association
North Eastern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > North Eastern Circuit > Commercial, banking, insolvency and Chancery law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan RodgerTrinity ChambersReliable and approachable, with a keen eye for detail.