Jonathan trained at Bircham Dyson Bell, qualifying in 2002 and promoted to partner in 2009.
Jonathan advises on a wide variety of commercial and constitutional issues affecting charities and is the first point of contact for many charity chief executives. He has assisted a number of charities with Charity Commission schemes and other regulatory issues relating to their activities. He has considerable expertise in the specialised area of NHS charity regulation and has worked with charities of all shapes and sizes in improving their governance systems and developing their legal frameworks. Jonathan has also built up a significant practice advising on fundraising, direct mail solicitations and sponsorship opportunities.
Jonathan has developed particular expertise in advising charities operating internationally, in particular in helping overseas charities develop their franchise within the UK, often by a subsidiary or by a dual qualified charity.
Jonathan is a trustee of a number of charities and frequent contributor to charities media debates. He is currently ranked in band 2 for the Chambers and Partners 2017 edition and noted as a leading individual in Legal 500 2016.