Jonathan Lawrence

Jonathan joined RLK in 2021 with an impressive and extensive record in civil litigation, predominantly handling suspected fraudulent claims. Jonathan was promoted to Associate Solicitor in 2023.

 Previously, Jonathan has worked for a number of legal 500 firms, predominantly acting for and on behalf of insurance companies. It is during this time that he regularly deployed his commercial acumen. Jonathan refuses to settle for the status quo and works tirelessly to design strategies that produce the results clients want. His forward-thinking approach, combined with his unyielding professionalism, makes him a highly respected lawyer among clients and colleagues alike. In the past they have described him as “dedicated”, “hard-working” and “tenacious”.

Jonathan handles and supervises a mixed caseload of commercial matters including pursuing professional negligence claims and business interruption claims. Jonathan quickly grasped the complexities of business interruption claims and now supervises / provides technical guidance to a team of 8 lawyers. Jonathan has a particular interest and expertise in policy coverage arguments, which has included complaints made to the Financial Ombudsman Service on 13 related claims for coverage under a Legal Expenses Insurance policy.

Jonathan was heavily and actively involved in a successful Arbitration acting for over 350 clients against an international insurance company. Jonathan is also involved in bringing a professional negligence claim worth 6 figures against an insurance broker for inadequate business interruption cover, in one of the first claims of its kind.

Jonathan regularly instructs barristers (including King’s Counsel), and experts (particularly forensic accountants) to support his clients and supplement the legal expertise offered by RLK.

Jonathan presents to members of The Hair & Barber Council, Salon Owners United and The Good Salon Guide regarding commercial litigation, particularly business interruption claims. Jonathan also provides training to staff members whilst ensuring staff are kept up to date on key legal developments.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience.