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Jon advises clients on a broad range of corporate transactions and commercial agreements. He has significant experience advising on acquisitions and divestments of companies and businesses, group reorganisations and share capital restructuring. He also frequently assists clients by drafting, reviewing and negotiating shareholders’ agreements, joint venture agreements and a wide range of commercial contracts.
Jon strives to understand the dynamics of his clients’ businesses and the sectors in which they operate. Jon develops strong relationships with clients over the long term and his straightforward and commercial approach is highly valued by his clients.
Other professional experience
Qualified as a solicitor in New Zealand, where Jon practised for 9 years. Jon has also undertaken secondments to the in-house legal teams of several large corporates, both in the UK and overseas.
Jon is recognised in Chambers UK 2022 and Legal 500 UK 2022, both independent guides to the legal profession.
Joined Raworths: 2019
Previous firms: McCormicks, Walker Morris, Chapman Tripp (New Zealand)
Educated: Manchester University, College of Law
Qualifications: LLB Honours; Diploma in Legal Practice; NZLPE
Year qualified: 2000
“The Raworths team are extremely well connected to each other across disciplines. We frequently retain them on M&A work which inevitably involves commercial, HR law and property matters and they never fail to work seamlessly. Their speed of response is also truly exceptional compared to others we have used in the past.”
Legal 500 UK 2022 – Corporate (West and North Yorkshire)
“Everyone there is very friendly and approachable. They stick to their timeframes and cost profiles, and deliver what we need.”
Chambers UK 2022 – Corporate (OMB/SME – Yorkshire)