Jon has been instrumental in numerous landmark court successes over the years and has regularly dealt with emergency matters on behalf of high-profile clients. In addition to purely litigious matters, Jon also works with listed and privately held businesses by using the law to help contain threats to their reputations so as to mitigate any commercial damage is suffered.
Jon was on the Working Group appointed to draft the Pre-Action Protocol for Defamation on behalf of the Civil Justice Council. He has provided submissions to a number of Parliamentary Committees, and to the Leveson Inquiry. He has had a number of articles published and is a contributor to the textbook Entertainment Law & Litigation.
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The "tenacious and thorough" Jon Oakley is active in representing clients on contentious data protection and privacy matters, as well as providing general reputation management advice. Clients describe him as "really erudite, calm, collected and thoughtful, and also very practical."Chambers & Partners, 2018
Jon Oakley assists companies and individuals on the full range of reputational matters and sensitive crisis management situations. Sources say: "He wins clients' trust and very much gets them onside, and is very successful as a result."Chambers & Partners, 2017
"He complements the team very well in terms of his level of experience."Chambers & Partners 2016