Jonathan heads the London White Collar Crime team and has almost 30 years of experience representing corporates and individuals in investigations by UK and international agencies. He also advises firms on internal investigations, due diligence, compliance and risk in relation to criminal and regulatory matters. Clients benefit from his experience in dealing with law enforcement and regulators, his strategic thinking and his pragmatism.
Jonathan's practice focuses on allegations relating to corruption, market misconduct, fraud, tax evasion, insider trading and money laundering. He frequently interacts with the Serious Fraud Office, HM Revenue & Customs, the Financial Conduct Authority, the police and other agencies.
Jonathan has represented corporate and individual clients under investigation in some of the most significant cases of the last three decades. These have involved investigations into bribery and corruption, tax, accounting fraud, money laundering, bench mark manipulation (e.g. foreign exchange and LIBOR), criminal cartels and insider dealing.
Jonathan is recognised by the top legal directories and is ranked Band One in Chambers UK 2018, Financial Crime: Corporates. He is also a regular speaker and commentator in the media on financial crime matters, and was recently listed in Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Investigations 2018. He is a contributing editor of Global Legal Insights - Bribery & Corruption, a book covering bribery and corruption law in 27 jurisdictions. Jonathan is a founding member of the City of London Law Society's Corporate Crime Committee.