Jonathan is a transactional lawyer based in Mayfair, London. Jonathan’s primary areas of focus involve advising on the sale, purchase, financing, ownership and operation of corporate aircraft. He also has significant experience acting for commercial aircraft lessors and has advised on a multitude of international aircraft sale and purchase, financing and leasing transactions. In addition to aircraft-related matters, Jonathan also has extensive experience advising on the sale, purchase and financing of superyachts.
Jonathan is proud to have advised some of the best-known financiers in the aviation sector, in addition to individuals and large corporations. He maintains an extensive, global network of contacts within the aviation community and is known by his clients to give pragmatic and commercially minded advice.
Ranked by Chambers Guide, he is also featured in the Spear’s 500 directory, considered the essential guide to the top private advisers for high net worth individuals. The guide, dubbed the “Forbes of Europe”, describes him as “client-focused… good humoured and personable”.
A recent client commented as follows: “Having gone through the process of buying aircraft and yachts for UHNWs with the help of other London firms, I can only confirm that Jonathan came across as the most knowledgeable and responsive; he has the ability to deal with difficult situations, staying calm, listening first and pursuing afterwards his legal advice backed up with a strategic view and knowing very well when it is time to play his cards.”