Dispute Resolution and Employment Law
Jonathan is a Partner and the head of the Dispute Resolution and Employment teams. He joined the firm in 1991, qualified in 1993 and was later promoted to Partner in 1995.
As well as practising in his specialist areas of dispute resolution and employment law, Jonathan is centrally involved with the management and strategic development of the practice. He also enjoys links with the University of Durham and is the Chair of the Trustees of the Union Society, and also advises the Governing Body of St. Chad’s College. Jonathan is currently a member of the County Durham Growth Fund panel.
In August 2020 Jonathan was appointed as an Ambassador to the Open North Foundation, a not-for-profit company dedicated to raising funds to support businesses recovering from the impact of Covid-19.
For the past five years, Jonathan has been recommended in The Legal 500 United Kingdom. Previously praised for his attention to detail, ability to provide clear and well-structured advice and his excellent knowledge and expertise, in the 2020 edition, Jonathan is described as an "outstanding" lawyer who is "extremely knowledgeable and professional."