Jonathan Schaffer-Goddard

Holwell Shuster & Goldberg; 4 Pump Court, London


Jonathan Schaffer-Goddard is a dual-qualified English barrister and New York attorney, admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 2017 and New York in 2023. He is an associate at Holwell Shuster & Goldberg in New York and a member of chambers at 4 Pump Court in London. He has a broad commercial practice across shipping, infrastructure, insurance, and technology disputes, with a specialist interest in complex cross-border litigation and arbitration. He is a graduate of Brasenose College Oxford, where he studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE), and received his LLM from NYU School of Law, where he was awarded the prize for distinction in International Litigation and Arbitration.

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A New Frontier for Extraterritorial Disclosure Orders in England & Wales

In October 2022, an amendment to the Civil Procedure Rules in England established a new jurisdiction for limited extraterritorial disclosure orders (“information orders”). While the High Court of Justice (the “High Court”) had made steps (in ex parte applications) towards the granting of such orders in the last few years, the new rules and a…

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