Jonathan Jones is the firm’s European managing partner. Jonathan advises on all aspects of corporate finance work and has a particular specialism in private equity. He acts for financial institutions, private companies and management teams in the acquisition and disposal of private companies, many of which are cross-border.

    Jonathan is listed as a leading individual in The Legal 500 2020 and he is also recognised in the The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, which highlights individuals within The Legal 500 volumes who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence, and who are “at the pinnacle of the profession”.

    In Chambers 2020, Jonathan is ranked in Band 1.

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    • Acting for Endless on the MBO of Victoria Plum.
    • Acting for Endless on the MBO of Sewtec.
    • Acting for ECI on the MBO of Clear Insurance.
    • Acting for ECI on the MBO of Arkessa.
    • Acting for Inflexion on the MBO of ITM.
    • Acting for Inflexion on the MBO of PMC Treasury.
    • Acting for management on the sale of Deep Sea Electronics.
    • Acting for LDC on the MBO of Pelsis.

    Education

    • College of Law, York, 1990
    • University of Sheffield, LL.B., Hons, 1989

    Admissions

    • England and Wales (solicitor), 1992

    Languages

    • English
    • French
    • Notable practitioner in IFLR1000 2019 for private equity and M&A
    • Recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2019 for M&A – mid-market, £50 million-£250 million
    • Recommended as a Leading Individual in The Legal 500 UK 2019 for Corporate and Commercial
    • “Highly experienced and commercial”, Chambers UK 2019
    • “Superb to deal with – he could not have been better”, Chambers UK 2019
    • Recommended in Chambers UK 2018 for Corporate/M&A – Mid-Market & Private Equity, Yorkshire
    • Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year 2011/12
    • Yorkshire Legal Dealmaker of the Year 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011
    • Leeds Law Society Presidents Award 2011

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