Jonathan Bouchta

Jonathan Bouchta

Bristol The Paragon Counterslip Bristol BS1 6BX
Mobile 07741 312 005


Jonathan is a key member of the property litigation team, dealing with a full spectrum of contentious property issues.

He has significant experience in relation to landlord and tenant matters such as business lease renewals, disputed break notices, forfeiture, enforcement of lease covenants, dilapidations and the impact of insolvency procedures on lease obligations.

Jonathan regularly acts for clients in relation to disputes regarding covenants, property contracts, overage, wayleaves and other similar consents, nuisance, adverse possession, boundaries, easements, misrepresentation claims and property related professional negligence.   

In addition to resolving disputes though the courts, Jonathan has significant experience of mediation, expert determination and arbitration.  He also provides advice on how clients can seek to reduce the risk of disputes/litigation arising, typically in conjunction with transactional colleagues.  

Jonathan works with corporate clients, charities and private clients. 


  • Debt recovery – rent arrears
  • Professional negligence
  • Property disputes

Retail Property

  • Corporate Occupiers
  • Commercial & Industrial property
  • Dilapidations
  • Investment Property
  • Property Portfolio Management
  • Property Insolvency
  • Property Dispute Resolution
  • Private Rights of Way
  • Pension fund property
  • Retail Commercial Property
  • Residential Developers & Landowners

Thrings Personal

  • Residential property – residential possession proceedings

  • Advising corporate and charity clients on the exit of commercial premises and related terminal dilapidations claims.
  • Defending a claim against a land owner in which it was alleged that a residential development caused an unlawful interference with a right of way.
  • Acting for a client in a dispute against a national housebuilder over the correct interpretation of an overage agreement.
  • Defending an odour nuisance claim brought against an agricultural client by the occupier of a neighbouring residential property.
  • Acting for a client in a negligence claim against a local authority in relation to a local search result.