Jolyon Connell

Senior Associate

Jolyon Connell

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Career

Trained at Farrer & Co; qualified as a solicitor in 2010. Prior to joining Farrer & Co, Jolyon worked as a management consultant.

Education

University of Bath (BSc Hons Business) Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (LLB Hons Legal Practice)

Jolyon advises individuals, companies and institutions on a wide range of contentious matters.  His practice includes disputes arising out of breaches of duty, civil fraud, commercial contract disputes and enforcement actions.  He has experience of all stages of the litigation process and significant trial experience before the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.  Jolyon also has experience of alternative forms of dispute resolution including arbitration and numerous mediations.

Jolyon has particular experience of complex, high value commercial disputes involving financial institutions and investment funds (both international and domestic) and the complex issues surrounding those claims, including claims involving constructive trusts.  He has also advised on several disputes involving alleged breaches of duty by agents and institutions.

Reported cases:

  • FHR European Ventures LLP & Others -v- Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2014] UKSC 45
  • FHR European Ventures LLP & Others -v- Mankarious & Others [2013] EWCA Civ 17
  • FHR European Ventures LLP & Others -v- Mankarious & Others (No2) [2013] 2 BCLC 1
  • FHR European Ventures LLP & Others -v- Mankarious & Others [2012] 2 BCLC 39
  • RP Explorer Master Fund -v- Chilukuri & Another [2013] EWCA Civ 1307
  • RP Explorer Master Fund -v- Chilukuri & Another [2013] EWHC 103 (Ch)
  • St Christopher School (Letchworth) Limited -v- Schymanski & Another [2104] EWHC 2573 (QB)
  • AMTF Futures Limited -v- Marzillier & Others [2015] EWCA Civ 143
  • AMT Futures Ltd -v- Marzillier, Dr Meier & Dr Guntner Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH [2014] EWHC 1085 (Comm)

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