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Jonathan Edwards

| Call 2014

Profile: Overview

Jonathan joined Radcliffe Chambers in October 2015, after completing pupillage here under the supervision of Elizabeth Ovey, Shantanu Majumdar, Mark Mullen and Marcus Flavin. His practice spans the full range of Radcliffe Chambers' Chancery and commercial practice areas, with a particular focus on private client, insolvency, property and commercial work.

Court Experience


Jonathan has been instructed to appear in the High Court, County Court and First-Tier Tribunal, including the following work:


Advice and Preparation of Documents


Outside court, Jonathan has experience in advising on a range of matters arising before and during litigation and non-contentious drafting, including the following:

Wills, probate and estates







Other Experience


Between October 2016 and March 2017, Jonathan worked on secondment at Dickinson Gleeson in Jersey, gaining experience of company and trusts litigation in that jurisdiction.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Jonathan read Jurisprudence at Balliol College, where he was a Brackenbury Exhibitioner. He later studied for the BCL, writing a dissertation on trusts of the family home.

Jonathan has written a published article on Quistclose trusts: 'Was Lord Wilberforce Right After All?' (Trusts & Trustees 2013. Issue 19, at pages 176-189). He also contributes to chapters in Tolley's Employment Law Service and Tolley's Employment and Personnel Procedures.




2009 - 12: BA in Jurisprudence, Balliol College, University of Oxford (First Class)

2012 - 13: BPTC, Manchester Metropolitan University

2013 - 14: BCL, Balliol College, University of Oxford




Chancery Bar Association

Gray's Inn

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Jonathan Edwards