Jonathan acts in commercial, financial services, employment and pensions matters.
During 2012 – 2013, Jonathan completed two secondments to the Financial Conduct Authority General Counsel’s Division (five months) and the Bank of England (four months). He advised on the interest rate hedging product review, unfair terms in insurance and mortgage contracts and payment protection insurance complaints. At the Bank of England he reviewed central counterparties’ rulebooks for compliance with EMIR and the recognition requirements for clearing houses.
During the 2012 Easter and Trinity terms, Jonathan was Judicial Assistant to Lord Justice Rix in the Court of Appeal. He drafted legal opinions on commercial and employment appeals, including the banking cases of Rubenstein v HSBC Bank Plc  P.N.L.R. 9 and Zaki v Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd  1 B.C.L.C. 640.
Before commencing pupillage, Jonathan undertook a five - month stage in DG Employment, European Commission, Brussels and a short internship in a US trial - law firm (CritelliLaw) in Des Moines, Iowa, sponsored by Middle Temple Inn.
Jonathan received a First Class degree in History (BA Hons) and the Jean Henderson prize at the University of Exeter. He completed his Graduate Diploma in Law and Bar Vocational Course in London and he was awarded the Diplock Scholarship from Middle Temple Inn. He was called to the Bar in 2009 and he is a qualified volunteer for the Free Representation Unit.