Jonathan moved to Birmingham in 1996. He divides his time between personal injury and clinical negligence matters, acting for both claimants and defendants.
The main areas of his practice are:
- General personal injury, including claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 and Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934
- Vibration White Finger
- Asbestos claims
"He's very meticulous, very thorough and really prepares well for conferences." "His drafting skills are excellent, and his note-taking is very concise." "He's very easy to work with and very strong in court."
Chambers UK 2019
‘Great on his feet with first-class technical skills.’
Legal 500 2019
'Very approachable and always willing to discuss cases. He has a comprehensive knowledge of the law and can navigate complex legal issues with clarity.' 'He is extremely thorough and never misses a thing.' 'Great on his feet, with first-class technical skills.'
‘A very analytical mind.’
Legal 500 2017
"His attention to detail is second to none. For academic detail, you go to him." "He's just got a lovely, methodical way of dealing with a case." "His exceptional analytical skill translates into real results for clients. He is the barrister you want on your side in the most technically challenging cases." "Quick-thinking, tactically astute, careful and good with clients." "Thorough and forensic. Great on his feet with first-class technical skills."
Chambers UK 2017
‘A real specialist with a keen eye for detail.’
Legal 500 2016
Lawrence v Chief Constable of Staffordshire  PIQR Q349; Times, July 25 2000.
Re T – damages of £800,000 for below knee amputation.
Re T – damages of £2.26 million spinal abscess leading to quadriplegia.
Re C – damages of £1 million for wrongful birth.
Re Maddison (Deceased) – death in Iraq by friendly fire.
Re Cosby (Deceased) – death in Iraq by friendly fire.
Junior Counsel to the Crown (Regional Panel)
Personal Injuries Bar Association
St Andrews University – Economics: 2:1
City University - Diploma in Law: Commendation
Inns of Court School of Law
Gray’s Inn Scholarship - Uthwatt Award