Hotels and leisure
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Limited
Jonathan acts as the external legal contact for the London hotel and advises on a full range of commercial agreements including supplier arrangements and agreements relating to the health and fitness facilities at the hotel. In the management sphere, he has advised the hotel on management arrangements with the adjoining luxury retail apartments, One Hyde Park.
Aparthotel owning property company
Advised a property company on the hotel management agreement relating to the development and operation of an Aparthotel in London by a third party management company.
Ancillary to our wider advice to easyHotel on its placing and admission to trading on the AIM Market of the London stock exchange, Jonathan has advised the company on a variety of hotel management and franchise agreements as it seeks to build its international network across the EU and elsewhere.
Mandarin Oriental International Group
Advised the international hotel group on the management arrangements relating to luxury hotel and residential complex in the Caribbean.
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Art and cultural property
The Fine Art Society
Advised on some ground-breaking technology contracts for the sale and purchase of work by innovative artists Rob and Nick Carter. This involved the licensing of technology and hardware which underpinned their interactive works “Transforming” which utilised iPads to display digital works which change over time.
Advised on developing the standard terms of sale for use by over 600 members. This involved advice on the recently implemented Consumer Contracts Regulations and developing a set of user friendly terms in plain English which were capable of re-use by its members.
Society of London Art Dealers
Regularly act on various matters for this long-standing client, revising its standard terms of sale to reflect changes in consumer contracts laws, advising on terms for the provision of buying advice and advising on commission arrangements.
Advised on the right of a consumer who bids in an online auction to cancel the sales contract, which is a key concern for auction houses at the moment, given the rising popularity of online sales.
Advising a contemporary artist on the terms of assignment of his art works being displayed in a fashion house’s global stores.
Major west-end dealer
Advised on back to back sale contracts for a painting and on issues arising in relation to English and New York law as to the consignment of works to an international gallery.
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Advising this high-tech data solutions provider on its managed services agreements.
Advising on an engagement with a third party to act as a hub to manage inbound roaming WiFi.
Advanced Visual Technology
Advised the sellers of this leading provider of 3D visual macro space planning software to Oracle.
Banks and banking
Barclays Bank and Standard Chartered
Advising a number of regulated institutions on data privacy advice and has spent time on secondment at the privacy teams of both Barclays Bank and Standard Chartered
Advising on the provision of outsourced business process services to a UK bank and a UK building society.
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Advising the UK and European divisions of ARIAD on its data protection issues.
Acted for this global Biopharma company on a wide range of commercial matters.
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