Jonathan Slater acts for clients in complex commercial, tax and regulatory disputes in the corporate and tax litigation team.
Before joining the firm in 2006, Jon worked for over 10 years at one of the UK's leading litigation firms, Herbert Smith. He has considerable experience in general commercial litigation matters acting for major financiers, accountants and corporates and has also advised clients on regulatory issues.
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Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Arthur Andersen: Advised Arthur Andersen on its defence of claims made in connection with the collapse of Bond Group in Australia, involving debts estimated at A$3 billion.
Roche Proprietary Products Limited: Acted for Roche Proprietary Products Limited in Australia in connection with proceedings brought by the Federal Commissioner of Taxation. This was the first transfer pricing case in over 20 years to proceed to a final hearing.
Investment bank: Advising a major investment bank in connection with investigations by the Commissioner of Taxation.
Banks: Advising banks in connection with orders for the production of documents to be used in the examination of individuals under the Corporations Act.
CIBC World Markets plc: Acted for CIBC World markets plc in litigation arising out of the failed £800 million Box Clever securitisation.
Burger King: Acted for Burger King in relation to significant claims for breach of contract and conspiracy.
Investment bank: Acted for a major investment bank in connection with claims alleging the mis-selling of City of Moscow loan notes.
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