Jonathan Wild

Callin Wild LLC
Bank Chambers
15-19 Athol Street
Douglas
Isle of Man
IM1 1LB

Telephone: 01624 623195
Facsimile: 01624 676763
Email: jwild@callinwild.com

Jonathan Wild

Jonathan Wild is an Advocate and Commissioner for Oaths. Jonathan is the head of litigation at Callin Wild LLC and deals primarily with large or complex litigious matters, often involving both local and international work.

Jonathan has worked on major cross-border insolvencies; including Savings and Investment Bank, B.C.C.I. and the high profile “Navigator Case” (see below) involving the litigation of the Isle of Man companies that were concurrently in “Chapter 11 proceedings” in the USA, together with the formulation of a scheme of arrangement and a much debated decision by the Privy Council.

Jonathan acted in the long running Bitel Litigation (see below) which also involved proceedings before the Privy Council.

Jonathan has also worked on a broad variety of general contentious civil cases including derivative actions, shipping disputes, EU law restrictive practices, professional negligence claims and planning enquiries.  He also acts for the Scheme Manager of the Isle of Man’s Depositors Compensation Scheme.

Jonathan is currently acting in a number of high profile directors duties cases before both the Isle of Man and English Courts.

Jonathan is the exclusive representative for Fraudnet for the Isle of Man.  Fraudnet is a specialist network of leading fraud and financial crime lawyers worldwide and is part of the Commercial Crime Services Division of the International Chamber of Commerce.  He is experienced in obtaining interlocutory relief including freezing orders and disclosure orders, both locally and co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional applications.

Jonathan is a former President of the Isle of Man Law Society.

Jonathan has acted as Counsel in the following cases of interest:

Re Navigator Holdings PLC

Bitel LLC v KYRGYZ Mobil

In the Matter of the Petition of Cussons

Kelly (Assessor of Income Tax) v Hardman

Norlands Limited v L.Cook and W.Cook

M.A.G. Dowty and V.A. Dowty (Trustees of the Will of G.H. Dowty) v Willman

Norlands Limited v L.Cook and W.Cook

In the Matter of Frost

Re Cumming

Financial Supervision Commission v Law Investments Ltd et al

Cruz City v Unitech & Otr

Appleby v The Isle of Man Law Society

Godfrey v Aston International & Otrs

IFG International et al v French

Seaside Shipping v DOI

Isis International v Kaupthing & Otr and Isis Investments v McHarrie & Otrs

Department of Infrastructure v Clarkson & Otrs (part 1 of 2)

LM Moore Investments v S V Company & Otrs

Mascarenhas & Otrs v Bennett & Otrs

Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander and FSC

Taylor and Romina Properties Limited and Winkford Farm Limited and Parsonage Farm Limited

Noble and B3 Group

Re Estate of Fitzgerald – a Norwich Pharmacal disclosure order in a fraud claim

Re Stravelakis [1999 – 01] MLR 668 – a Greek Trust Dispute

Attorney General’s Reference in the Matter of Griffin [1996 – 98] MLR 320 (SGD)

Recommendations: Chambers Global: The “exceptional” Jonathan Wild won strong praise from clients for both himself and his litigation team.  Legal 500: “solid, able” Jonathan Wild, “a problem when he’s on the others side”, is rated as a strong commercial advocate.  Highly recommended by Practical Law “Which Lawyer”. Recommended in Who’s Who Legal Asset Recovery.