Jonathan is Managing Partner of Russell-Cooke and head of the corporate and commercial team. He deals with acquisitions and disposals, company reorganisations and corporate finance, as well as shareholder, partnership and LLP agreements.

He specialises in higher value or complex share and business sales and joint ventures and has advised a wide range of established businesses and entrepreneurs across a broad range of industry sectors including property investment and development, manufacturing, retail, logistics and project management, IT and telecommunications, creative enterprises and professional and business services.

Jonathan regularly advises creative and professional partnerships on their shareholding and business development structures including in particular, issues relating to exit and succession planning and conversion to LLP (limited liability partnership) status.

His clients appreciate his strategic insights and pragmatic, "unlawyerly", commercial approach to their business affairs.

Jonathan is a Notary Public.

  • Described in The Legal 500 (2017) as "always has an excellent grasp of the situation" and "a sharp sense of humour", "thinks on his feet and articulates clear arguments"
  • Studied law at Oxford University 
  • Trained at Russell-Cooke, qualifying as a solicitor in 1988