After graduating from Nottingham University with a University Exhibition and LLB Honours Degree in 1973, Jonathan joined one of the City’s leading Law firms Ince & Co. Rising to a Senior Partner by 2002, Jonathan went on to specialise independently in Mediation, was subsequently called to the Bar and joined Chambers in 2013.
Jonathan was awarded Global Shipping & Maritime Lawyer of the Year for both 2010 and 2011 by Who’s Who Legal. In December 2011 he featured in Lloyd’s List of Top Ten Legal Personalities and was a finalist for the Lloyd’s List global Shipping & Maritime Lawyer of the Year award in 2012.
Jonathan is one of the founder members of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and is well known for the use of the Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) principle in resolving cases. His wise guidance, flexible approach and excellent communications skills make him the right choice for both complex and more straightforward mediation cases.
Jonathan has also been awarded ‘Mediation Expert of the Year in England’ as part of the 2019 Global Law Experts Annual Awards.