Jon Wall: Lawyer with Withers Bergman LLP

Jon Wall

Jon Wall is a partner with Withers. He is based in the British Virgin Islands and specialises in complex litigation, bankruptcy, fraud and asset recovery. He is recognised as a leading expert
Road Town, Tortola,  British Virgin Islands
Phone+1 284 494 4949

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Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Banking
  • Brands
  • Charities and not-for-profit
  • Commercial litigation & arbitration
  • Employment
  • Hotels
  • Insolvency
  • Investment management
  • IP, media & reputation management
  • Personal
  • Trust & succession disputes
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 284 494 4949
Fax: +1 284 494 4947
EducationNottingham University (B.A., Law and Politics, Joint Honours, 1996)
Admitted2000, England and Wales; 2010, British Virgin Islands


•Solicitor Advocate of the Supreme Court of England and Wales

•Solicitor Advocate of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.


Jon has significant experience advising in connection with complex cross border litigation, arbitration and ADR.

He specialises in commercial, contractual, banking and finance cases with a particular emphasis on fraud, asset tracing and insolvency. His fields of expertise also include shareholder and corporate disputes, trust matters, interim injunctions, IT, aviation, shipping, professional negligence and regulatory.

He has represented a breadth of corporates, financial institutions and high net worth individuals including Lloyds TSB, BMW, Siemans, Royal Mail, PWC, Sembawang, Monsoon and Deloitte.

Jon previously worked at Norton Rose LLP and has spent time in industry on secondment at HSBC and BNP Paribas, as well as acting as General Counsel and Company Secretary of Carlsberg UK Holdings Plc.


Advising Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank on the effect of a number of freezing orders, relating to monies allegedly held on behalf of the former President of Nigeria, Saini Abacha.

Acting on behalf of a consortium of banks in relation to the events of 9/11 in anad hocarbitration to determine the meaning of aforcemajeureclause contained in a syndicated loan agreement.

Advising BMW in connection with a multi-million pound claim brought by a leading vehicle component supplier.

Advising a prominent beneficiary concerning a multi-million dollar trust which held substantial business assets across a number of jurisdictions.

Acting for Credit Lyonnais in relation to a US$10m metal trading dispute connected to an alleged US$600 million fraud, and advising in relation to High Court proceedings in Singapore.

Publications and speaking engagements

Jon regularly writes and lectures on a variety of commercial, banking, insolvency and cross border legal issues. He has drafted sections of the standard arbitration and mediation rules and procedures for the Royal Aeronautical Society.

On a personal note

Jon enjoys water sports and sailing. He is a keen skier and enjoys watching rugby.

News & publications

Three strikes and out - Withers BVI succeeds in defence of $300m claim

Withers wins validation of BVI Liquidators' appointment in ongoing battle against US Receiver

Guiding you through company searches in the BVI


Enforcing foreign judgments in the BVI

Guiding you through VISTA trusts

Guiding you through fraud investigation and asset tracing in the BVI

Why the British Virgin Islands? A guide to setting up and doing business


Guiding you through shareholder rights in the BVI

Guiding you through letters of request in the BVI

Summary of BVI company law

Guiding you through disclosure in the BVI

Guide for directors of a company facing insolvency

Asset tracing in the BVI

Guiding you through sham trusts

Offshore Withers in the BVI

Offshore... Withers in the British Virgin Islands

Withers BVI - guide for directors facing insolvency

Establishing a company in the British Virgin Islands

Enforcing foreign judgments in the BVI

Asset tracing in the British Virgin Islands

Press Release: Withers expands BVI services, hires new partner

Year joined:2010

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Jon Wall

Little Denmark, 3rd Floor
Road Town, Tortola 

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