Jon is a Partner handling large and complex commercial disputes across a broad range of sectors. He is joint head of the Automotive team, described in Legal 500 UK 2020 as a “powerhouse”.

The Automotive team represent manufacturers and some of the largest franchised motor vehicle retailers across the UK. Jon is a Board member of The Vehicle Remarketing Association Limited (The VRA) which seeks to protect the interests of businesses involved in the used car market for the greater good of the re-marketing sector. He is a member of LawInSport and ranked in Legal 500 UK as a Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer for Dispute Resolution in the East Midlands.

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What clients say

"Jon Butler’s hands-on approach and wise advice are a great advantage for more challenging litigation"

Legal 500 2023

"Jon Butler’s thoughtful and hands-on approach to running complex litigation, managing experts and counsel as well as his own team, is particularly impressive."

Legal 500 2022

"A shrewd advisor, giving great advice in a timely manner so as to achieve an optimal result, even in tricky situations."

Chris Head, Head of Forensics, Crowe UK LLP

"There's no one else I'd push to the fore in a fight."

David Bell, Group Legal Advisor, Pendragon PLC

"An excellent solicitor with good judgment and a refreshingly sensible approach to litigation."

Nick De Marco QC, Blackstone Chambers

"Jonathan Butler has worked on some very high-profile cases for us and his expertise, diligence, ability to research and understand some very technical, industry specific financial and governance related regulations has been key to the success of our cases."

Legal 500 2022

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