Jon is a partner with 30 years' experience dealing with a wide range of commercial disputes for a broad range of clients from SMEs to multi-national businesses, and public law disputes for and against local authorities and central government.

Jon specialises in procurement challenges for both suppliers and contracting authorities.

He dealt with one of the first procurement cases heard by the Court of Appeal, a wide ranging and high profile challenge to a procurement decision of national significance by the Legal Aid Agency representing a firm of solicitors affected by the decision, a multi-national business as an interested in party in a challenge to an NHS decision relating to a logistics contract worth over £700 million and latterly a challenge to a Government department’s time critical logistics contract.

Jon has recently been involved in defending a number of high value procurement claims on behalf of authorities such as Greater Manchester Police and the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime and is working closely with a Central Government Department in respect of high value contractual claims relating to products supplied to the Department.

Jon is the Chairman of Manchester Law Society's Civil Litigation Committee and is independently recognised as an expert in the field of Dispute Resolution by Chambers UK and is recommended as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution and Local Government by Legal 500.

Jurisdiction: England and Wales