Jonathan Hibberts is a partner in the real estate litigation team at Fladgate.
He has a wide range of experience in dealing with litigation: alongside general commercial disputes, he specialises in property litigation and related development and professional negligence disputes.
He has acted for both landlords and tenants in lease renewals, alienation/assignment, disrepair and dilapidation, service charge and break notice disputes as well as rent reviews and providing transactional support.
Jonathan’s experience in dealing with general property and title issues ranges from easements, restrictive covenants and boundary disputes to possession actions and disputes regarding defaults on payments, squatter actions and other failures to provide vacant possession. In terms of professional negligence disputes, these have included disputes over negligent surveys and legal advice, including environmental contamination.
Jonathan has also acted in a variety of general commercial disputes, including joint venture and shareholder disputes and acting for and against various financial institutions. This includes disputes involving insurance and banking products. He has also acted in a number of multi-million pound insolvency related disputes, and his experience includes acting for and against creditors, administrators and liquidators.
Jonathan is ranked as a specialist in property litigation, professional negligence and commercial litigation by the independent guides to the legal profession and is a member of the Property Litigation Association.
He qualified as a barrister in 1996 and became a solicitor and partner at Fladgate in 2009.