Jonathan Sumption

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(lawyer, judge, author, historian)
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Born9 December 1948

Lord Jonathan Philip Chadwick Sumption is a UK judge.


Sumption's cases include appearances in the Hutton Inquiry on the UK Government's behalf,[1] in the Three Rivers case,[2] his representation of former Cabinet Minister Stephen Byers and the UK Department for Transport in the Railtrack private shareholders' action against the British Government in 2005,[3] for defending the Government in an Appeal hearing brought by Binyam Mohamed,[4] and

Berezovsky v Abramovitch

Full article: Berezovsky v Abramovitch

Jonathan Sumption successfully defended Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich in a private lawsuit brought by Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky.[5] During this case, he met Katherine Horton, who accused him of "stalking" her.[6]

9 December 1948|


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