Jonathan is an experienced litigator who heads up the Commercial Litigation and Corporate Recovery department. Recognised early as a rising star, Jonathan achieved Partnership at a comparatively young age and he is a member of the Insolvency Lawyers Association.
Jonathan acts for banks and finance companies, businesses, and insolvency practitioners in relation to insolvency and recoveries work. Jonathan regularly assists distressed companies and acts in insolvency acquisitions. He also advises on directors duties. Typical cases for funders include acting for the lender in security enforcement, unsecured recovery actions, professional negligence claims, fraud situations.
Areas of specialism / expertise include:
- Banking Disputes & Litigation
- Construction Insolvency
- Corporate Reconstruction
- Corporate Support
- Crisis Management
- Director Disqualification
- Fixed Charge Property Receivership
- Insolvency Sales and Purchases
- Personal Insolvency
- Property Insolvency
- Public Sector Advice
- Security Enforcement
- Solvent Re-Organisations
Jonathan's team continues to operate the advice line for the British Chamber of Commerce membership nationally.
In 2010 Jonathan became an elected local Council member in Wigan for the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Notable cases include the landmark Court of Appeal decision - Dunnington v Collector of Taxes (1999).
Jonathan is married with one son and has a passing interest in Bolton Wanderers Football Club. He is a keen photographer.