Prior to accepting tenancy Jonathan worked for over 15 years in senior management roles and as a consultant leading the commercial negotiations of high value infrastructure projects in the private and public sector both in the UK and internationally. He also trained and performed as a voice over artist and actor on television, theatre and film including in Doctor Who.
Jonathan has defended in a range of cases, including serious violence, drugs, sex, fraud, public order and offensive weapons. Given his previous professional experiences many instructing solicitors are comfortable instructing him in cases above his call.
As an advocate Jonathan is a first-class operator with a quick fire intellect and excellent attention to detail. He is liked by clients and juries alike. He has a strong reputation for incisive cross-examination and for delivering concise and persuasive closing speeches.
Jonathan also appears in the Family Courts for respondent parents, grandparents and children (both directly and by their Children's Guardian) in public law Children Act/Adoption Act proceedings and private law proceedings. For many years he was chair of a children’s charity based in Essex called Kids Inspire.
Jonathan accepts instructions in contractual disputes and employment law matters acting for the Claimant or Respondent. Given his business and commercial experience he is adept at negotiating favourable settlements.
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