Prior to becoming a full time mediator Jonathan was Chairman of a 100 partner law firm for many years. He is currently Chair of The Art Room, a charity using art as therapy to keep troubled children in mainstream education. He lives in London.
Jonathan's practice is a broad commercial practice with particular expertise in professional negligence, construction, partnership and company disputes. He also mediates property, family estates and contract issues. Many of his mediations have a significant international content. He works full time as a mediator with Independent Mediators Ltd
Jonathan received his Bachelor of Laws from Southampton University and then qualified as a solicitor working initially in London and latterly in Oxford. He qualified as a mediator in 1992 and was a founder Director and subsequently Chairman of the ADR Group. He served on the Law Society's ADR Committee and is currently on the Advisory Board of the Standing Conference of Mediation Advocates. He is also certified by the International Mediation Institute