Jonathan is a Partner in the corporate practice focused on advising public companies and investment banks on corporate finance and capital markets transactions.

Jonathan has extensive experience of advising on all forms of public company equity financings and public M&A transactions. Heading the equity capital markets team in Osborne Clarke's London office, Jonathan has taken a leading role on some of the firm’s most high-profile and complex corporate finance transactions. Over the course of his career, he has advised on more than 50 IPOs, over 50 public company takeovers (recommended, hostile and competitive) and numerous secondary offerings.

He is recognised by the legal directories as an expert in his field, and is known for delivering an exceptional service in a highly technical and regulated area of the law. Jonathan qualified in 1996 and has been a Partner at Osborne Clarke since 2003.

"He responds very quickly with very thoughtful and considered responses."

"He's fantastic and one of the most commercial lawyers out there for AIM and public M&A work. He is very technical and a pleasure to work with." (Chambers & Partners)

Berenberg and Investec

Advised Berenberg and Investec on £31M placing and subscription for AIM-quoted Alpha Financial Markets Consulting, read more.


Advised TalkTalk on recommended £1.1 billion takeover by Tosca IOM Limited, read more.


Advised Elixirr on its successful AIM IPO in the first IPO since lockdown began, read more.

Oakley Advisory

Advised Oakley Advisory in connection with Confluence Technologies' £160m recommended cash offer for StatPro Group. 


Advised Cenkos as nominated adviser and broker, on Brickability Group plc’s £150m AIM IPO and £57m placing. 


Advised Investec on £100m placing for Blue Prism Group plc.

Berenberg and Grant Thornton

Advised Berenberg and Grant Thornton on £163 million Alpha Financial Markets Consulting AIM IPO, read more.


Advised LDC on £217 million Team 17 Group IPO, read more.


Advised TalkTalk on £200 million cashbox placing, read more.

Cenkos and Numis

Advised Cenkos and Numis on £170 million placing, read more.

Carphone Warehouse

Assisted Carphone Warehouse on £3.6 billion merger with Dixons Retail. 


Advised UNITE on £100 million equity fundraising.

Stride Gaming

Advised on £70m Stride Gaming IPO, read more.

In The Style Group plc

Advised In the Style Group plc on its £105 million IPO and associated £60 million placing.

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

Advised Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited on the successful £20 million equity fundraising for Gulf Marine Services plc.