Jonathan Stevens

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution

OFFICE: Crawley

01293 861219


Jonathan, is a leader, who is insightful and highly respected. A litigation specialist with over 30 years' practice, he has dealt with numerous complex high value disputes in courts, arbitration and tribunals in a numerous jurisdictions around the world. He is triple qualified as a Solicitor (England & Wales), a US Attorney (New York) and a Solicitor (Republic of Ireland).


He spent 18 years in private practice and 15 years in-house for KPMG and then Atos, a $11.5bn IT company, employing over 100,000 in 72 countries. Jonathan was Head of Global Litigation at Atos for 11 years, where he managed an international litigation portfolio.


Jonathan has a deep insight into the importance of risk management and was responsible for the Atos group’s Legal Risk Mapping.  He has been a regular speaker at legal conferences on matters related to litigation, dispute resolution and risk and is regularly invited to present training sessions for Winmark's Global GC Academy.  He has also published articles on legal risk mapping and sat on the Legal Week litigation and arbitration advisory board and the PLC litigation and risk and advisory board. 


Jonathan's broad and high level experience ensures that disputes and claims are managed carefully and effectively, and risk identified and addressed. He is a keen advocate of AFAs and innovative solutions.


He manages an established team of litigation, employment and risk specialists.


Areas of expertise

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • International disputes and ADR
  • Employment disputes
  • Risk & compliance
  • Fraud and misconduct

He is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.


In the real world . . . Jonathan is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a member of the Aviation Club and a keen cyclist and fly-fisherman.


What our clients say...

"You’ve all be incredibly professional, diligent and easy to work with. The feedback tables provided after meeting each client were really useful for ensuring we kept on top of queries/amendments. I believe our staff really valued your advice and I’ve had very positive feedback about the telephone appointments as well as the face to face ones. Having Alex as a point of contact has also been brilliant as its enabled us to respond quickly and efficiently both ways. You were very patient and flexible when it came to people changing/cancelling appointments and with the sheer number you dealt with, this was a huge help."

A large corporate client

What the legal directories say...

Clients of asb law LLP rate the team for ‘consistently providing the best advice’

Legal 500 2017