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British barrister in the United States- California, New York, and American lawyer

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English lawyer, American lawyer, International lawyer

Mr. Capp is a qualified English barrister, also qualified as a California attorney and a New York Attorney. Born and raised in England, Jonathan C. Capp was educated at Lancaster Royal Grammar School, England, prior to obtaining his law degree form the prestigious University of London Kings College school of law

Mr. Capp then studied at the Sorbonne (University of Paris 1) for two years where he obtained his Masters degree (Maitrise Française) in International and French law.

Mr. Capp then attended the mandatory one year barrister training course at the Inns of Court School of Law in London in 1990 after which he was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a member of the Lincoln’s Inn of Court.(1990)

Mr. Capp completed his mandatory pupilage or apprenticeship as a barrister in London and Manchester (1991)whereupon he proceeded to practice as a Barrister or specialist advocate/trial lawyer throughout England and Wales prior to relocating to California in 1995.

Bar admissions
1990 England & Wales
1991 New York State
1995 State of California
US Federal Appellate Courts
2017 9th Circuit Courts of Appeal
2020 4th Circuit Courts of Appeal
US Federal District Courts
1995 Central District of California
1996 Southern District of California
2008 Northern District of California
2010 District of Nevada
2017 District of Maryland
Also admitted to practice before all US immigration courts and appeal boards, 1995.


Has appeared before the appellate courts of the States of California, New York, and Nevada, the 9th and 4th circuit federal courts of appeal, and the Immigration and trademark boards of appeal.


[reported cases to be provided upon request]



1990 Bar Exam of England and Wales
1990 Bar  Exam of the State of New York
1995 Bar Exam of the State of California
Université de Paris 1 (Sorbonne/Pantheon)


Maitrise (Masters) in French Law (1987)
University of London (Kings College) LLB in Law ( 1985)
Bar School of England English bar exam ( 1990)




Professional Experience
1990-1991 Pupil Barrister- London and Manchester England
1991-1994 Barrister at law, Manchester, England. Queens Chambers, 5 John Dalton Street, Manchester, England
1995- current Attorney at law in private practice, Los Angeles and San Diego, California


Summary of Practice areas in the US since 1995:


  • Complex civil litigation, mostly involving international disputes and international plaintiffs in US Federal Court and in arbitration proceedings,
  • US immigration matters, mostly involving securing visas and permanent residency for citizens of the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, France, and Brazil,
  • Intellectual property matters, involving copyright, trademark and unfair competition matters in US Federal court and involving parties from overseas,


Citizenships:  United States and United Kingdom


Languages spoken: English (native), French (fluent), German ( proficient,) Spanish, ( proficient)


References available upon Request

Fluent in English, French, and German, Mr. Capp has been counseling and representing clients from all over the world for over twenty years.

Mr. Capp is currently a member in good status with the Bar of England and Wales, The State Bar of California, and the State Bar of New York.

He can be contacted directly at his offices in California as follows:

Tel: +1 (760) 231-6498 Depuis la France, composez le 01 77 68 23 76