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Jonathan Cockfield is an English-qualified associate and solicitor-advocate in the London office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation and International Arbitration Groups.
Mr. Cockfield’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and international arbitration. He also has experience of counselling clients in relation to litigation risk associated with both ESG and employment issues.
Mr. Cockfield has broad experience of complex commercial litigation, often with a transnational element. Most recently this has included:
Mr. Cockfield’s recent international arbitration experience includes acting for a major international contractor in a $4 billion dollar ICC arbitration concerning a Middle Eastern infrastructure project.
Mr. Cockfield also acts for clients seeking to enforce arbitral awards and judgments, both in the UK and elsewhere. Recently this included seeking and obtaining a freezing injunction, and related relief, from the High Court in connection with a $550 million arbitration award arising out of a mining dispute.
Mr. Cockfield trained at Gibson Dunn, during which time he spent 6 months seconded to the litigation and regulatory investigations team of a leading investment bank. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Cockfield worked as an adviser to a government minister and as a visiting lecturer in law at King’s College London. He received his Master of Arts from the University of Oxford and his Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge.
University of Cambridge - 2013 Master of Law
University of Oxford - 2012 Master of Arts
England & Wales - Solicitor