Jonathan’s first degree was in History from Queen Mary and Westfield, University of London. Jonathan then completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at the College of Law, where he discovered his interest in both property law and business development. Jonathan was admitted as a solicitor in September 2008 after joining GTC Law in 2006 as a trainee in the residential conveyancing department, where he demonstrated exceptional negotiation and team skills. Once qualified Jonathan went on to manage the new build department and now specialises in residential property, new developments and affordable housing.
From the start, Jonathan was noted for his particular ability to develop strong nimble teams, with exceptional response rates to client questions and a formidable reputation for on schedule delivery. Jonathan’s value to the firm was recognised in October 2012 when he was asked to take partnership, following the merger between GTC and Cramer Pelmont in 2014. Jonathan has played a leading role in business development actively pursuing all technical improvements that can speed up and simplify transactions.
“I own both a residential estate agency and property development company. I have worked with Jonathan for over 6 years and he is one of the best solicitors I have come across. Jonathan is fast to respond, has excellent knowledge within his field and I also receive excellent feedback on a weekly basis from clients that I recommend to use his services. I would highly recommend any one to use him whether looking to sell as a private individual or developer or looking to buy.”
Alan Perry, Director at Bluerprint Property Group.
Jonathan has built his practice through word of mouth recommendations. In many cases, Jonathan’s successful management of complex commercial conveyancing projects has produced a wave of residential conveyancing as clients appreciate his light touch, savvy negotiating skills and ability to quickly and quietly move the transaction along.
Jonathan is a hands on lawyer and his deep expertise in new homes and new developments are in high demand. By ensuring that appropriate team members are deployed to handle each aspect of the transaction Jonathan has ensured he can oversee all client matters leading or guiding and overseeing as required.
Jonathan recognises the twin pressures of commercial and technical legal transactions – is alive to the concerns that can weigh on the client and has proven ability to alleviate stress in order to promote best problem solving. The consequences are smooth and clear thinking and excellent results for clients. Jonathan now supervises the new homes team in Cavendish Legal Group and takes the lead on social media matters on the management board.
Languages spoken in the new homes team are, English, Mandarin and Cantonese