Jonathan Robb is an associate in the London office of Paul Hastings.
Mr. Robb advises clients across a variety of domestic and international commercial disputes, and has particular experience in finance, construction, technology, procurement, media and aviation litigation, as well as insolvency proceedings. Mr. Robb has acted in international adjudications and arbitrations, in addition to representing clients in various cases before the High Court of England and Wales.
Having previously undertaken a client secondment in the energy sector, Mr. Robb has first hand experience of the daily demands and challenges facing his clients, and therefore seeks to find pragmatic and workable solutions to contentious issues.
BBP Law School, London: Legal Practice Course, Distinction, 2016.
BBP Law School, London: Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation, 2015.
University of Bristol; Spanish, First Class Honours, 2014
Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.
Acted for a sub-contractor in the construction of two coal-fired power plants regarding claims for delay and disruption caused to its works, as well as a related claim for disclosure implicitly provided for under the contract.
Acted for a litigation-funded claimant in its claim for broker fees owed by two connected hedge funds that invested principally in synthetic asset backed securities. Simultaneously acted for the claimant's principal in separate defamation proceedings issued by the two hedge funds, including merging both sets of claims in the Chancery Division.
Acted for Viapath Group in its claim before the Technology and Construction Court related to alleged breaches of public procurement regulations by Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust in the Trust's re-procurement of pathology services.
Acted for Citibank in defending a claim for alleged copyright infringement and breaches of a software licence agreement brought before the Chancery Division.
Acted for a lessor in winding-up proceedings brought before the Isle of Man High Court against the lessee of a private aircraft. Thereafter worked with the lessee's liquidators in obtaining summary judgment under a personal guarantee, and subsequently taking cross-border enforcement action, including obtaining Norwich Pharmacal relief.
Advised a software provider in its claim for unpaid licence fees, and consequently defending a significant counterclaim for purported shortcomings in the relevant software, including allegations of fraud and duress.
Advised two of ten defendants in connection with the multi-million pound acquisition of a sports-rights media company, including defending allegations of deceit, unlawful means conspiracy, and breach of contract.
Acted for co-licensors of industrial technology in a multi-million dollar SCC arbitration in respect of the misuse of confidential information by a Chinese entity.
Acted for Arsenal Football Club in responding to a third party debt order application, which application involved various cross-border complications and an extant freezing injunction.
Acted for Skyscanner Limited in defending claims for alleged breaches of data protection legislation.
Acted for a spread-betting website in its claim for revenue owing from website affiliate accounts. Enforcement steps included obtaining third party debt orders and a Part 71 summons to Court.
Mr. Robb acted on the above matters prior to joining Paul Hastings.