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Jonathan Hitchin

Partner

London

Hitchin Jonathan
Jonathan Hitchin

Partner

London

Jonathan advises on a broad range of disputes affecting corporations including those arising in the acquisition and disposal of businesses and companies, the failure of joint ventures, claims arising out of the insolvency and reconstruction of corporate entities and fraud claims. In recent years much of his time has been spent leading teams handling multi-jurisdictional corruption cases and other criminal investigations by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO). He also advises on cartel investigations and related private damages claims.

Jonathan is listed as a leading individual for both commercial litigation and financial crime in Chambers 2018, which notes that Jonathan is "obviously incredibly able" as well as being praised by the market as a "shrewd and realistic litigator. He is adept at commercial litigation as well as possessing a strong SFO and cartel investigation practice" (Chambers 2017).

News & insights

Publications: 01 DECEMBER 2020

In Credit podcast: FCA guidance on Covid support to consumers in the UK

In this episode of In Credit, Joanne Owens, Victoria Ferres and Sophie Skeet, members of our consumer finance team, discuss the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on the consumer lending…

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Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Tracker

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) Enforcement Actions Trends and Tracker

The SFC published its annual report for 2019/2020 in June and has also published its quarterly report for Q2 2020.

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UAE Federal Companies Law amended to allow 100% foreign ownership

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

UAE Federal Companies Law amended to allow 100% foreign ownership

Federal Decree-Law No. 26 of 2020 (the Decree) has been issued, introducing significant amendments to Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on Commercial Companies (the CCL).

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Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: global application of foreign investment control rules (updated 30 November 2020)

Certain regulators are making changes to their foreign direct investment regimes in response to Covid-19 coronavirus. 

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as Solicitor, England and Wales, 1990

Admitted as Solicitor, Hong Kong, 1996

Academic

BA (Hons) Law, Durham University, 1986