Jonathan's practice focuses on representing UK, US and international clients in corporate transactions and private commercial matters, including Mergers and Acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures, recapitalizations and venture capital investments.
Jonathan has provided counsel to hedge funds, private equity funds, family offices, entrepreneurs and public and private companies.
Jonathan’s Business practice also covers Branding and Reputation matters and includes Intellectual Property (IP) and Media Law guidance, including IP disputes, music, television, film, online and mobile. He typically advises clients on both IP licensing and IP infringements, as well as commercial negotiations, covering the acquisition of rights, reputation management and defamation issues.
Jonathan’s in-depth understanding of IT, Data and compliance issues have led to him being instructed by commercial clients to assist with cyber incident response and business continuity after a cyber hack or data breach.
As both a UK solicitor and a US Attorney-at-Law, Jonathan's US Law practice extends to Corporate and Commercial advice to clients in the finance, energy, entertainment, media and technology sectors.
Jonathan has penned many Business Law and IP articles and opinions and has been quoted in the Financial Times, The Telegraph, Lexis Nexis publications, The Chamber of Commerce and the Jewish Chronicle amongst others. He was also the co-author of "The Business of Creativity: An expert guide to starting and growing a business in the creative sector".
Prior to joining Gregory Abrams Davidson Solicitors, Jonathan lived in New York where he worked at Goldman Sachs & Co., Rayner Rowe LLP and latterly, Chadbourne and Parke LLP.
- University of Leeds, LLB (Hons)
- University of Law, Legal Practice Course
- New York State Bar Exam
- Member of Law Society of England and Wales
- Member of New York State Bar Association
- Member of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Member of The American Bar Association
Jonathan's interests include; music, painting, football, cycling and Liverpool Football Club.