Jonathan advises on a wide variety of commercial and constitutional issues affecting charities and is the first point of contact for many charity chief executives. He has assisted a number of charities with Charity Commission schemes and other regulatory issues relating to their activities. He has considerable expertise in a number of specialised areas including NHS charity regulation, impact investment and has worked with charities of all shapes and sizes in improving their governance systems and developing their legal frameworks. Jonathan has also built up a significant practice advising on fundraising.
Jonathan has a particular expertise in advising charities which operate internationally, in particular in helping overseas charities develop their franchise within the UK or UK charities with their cross border activities, often by a subsidiary or dual qualified charity.
Jonathan is individually ranked as a Band 1 charities lawyer in Chambers and Partners UK 2020.
He is always a pleasure to work with, thoughtful and proactive. He has a deep knowledge of, and wide range of contacts within, the charity sector.
Chambers and Partners UK 2021
Very knowledgeable and approachable, and a delight to deal with.
Legal 500 UK 2021