Jonathon Waterhouse

Commercial Property Solicitor and Senior Associate


Jonathon is a solicitor specialising in commercial property. He was made a senior associate in 2018.

Jonathon qualified as a solicitor in December 2012 having studied part time over eight years whilst working as a paralegal throughout. He qualified into a niche Manchester law firm specialising in commercial property and residential development.

Prior to joining Stephensons, Jonathon held roles at Napthens and more recently Brabners and specialises in:

  • Sales and acquisitions
  • Commercial leases
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Residential development
  • Bank finance
  • Corporate support

Jonathon advises owner-managed business, public authorities, charities, high net-worth individuals, banks and pension trustees across a full spectrum of property related work.


"Jonathon has acted for me for a number of years in residential, commercial property and development matters. I have always found Jonathon to be approachable. He has always offered practical and pragmatic advice leading to speedy conclusions to my legal matters. I have no hesitation in recommending Jonathon in respect of residential and commercial property related matters." - Mr. Jackson

"I recently sold my house, I engaged Stephenson's Solicitors and was allocated Jonathon Waterhouse. He has been professional throughout, extremely efficient and very approachable and friendly. When I was unsure of a situation he took the time to explain in detail what I wanted to know and always returned calls and emails very promptly. I am very satisfied with this service and would gladly use their services again whilst also recommending them wholeheartedly. Thank you!" - Thomas Fairclough