Jonathan is a Partner in the real estate department at Osborne Clarke LLP and advises on a variety of property related matters, including investment, development, tech, and energy and utilities. Jonathan leads Osborne Clarke's UK focus on Smart Cites. He has a specific focus on the alternative residential market including coliving, student accommodation, Build to Rent / Multifamily and assisted living / care.
On the investment and development side Jonathan acts for banks and institutional funders, as well as insolvency practitioners. This range of experience allows Jonathan to ensure that investment or development transactions meet the requirements of the developer but would also satisfy a funder’s lending criteria. He has been involved in both large and smaller scale acquisition and development projects, across a variety of asset classes. More recently Jonathan has taken a lead role in advising real estate investors and operators in the alternative residential market, in particular in relation to coliving and assisted living products.
Jonathan also advises a wide range of energy clients and have advised developers in connection with their acquisition of sites for the development of solar parks, stand-by generation and wind farms. He also acts for investors and funds in these areas.
Jonathan recently spent time on secondment to Osborne Clarke’s office in New York where he advised US companies on English legal matters and supported their global legal projects. Jonathan works closely with Osborne Clarke’s international offices and network of law firms around the world with their cross-border real estate, infrastructure and proptech projects.
Jonathan joined Osborne Clarke from Dundas & Wilson where he was an assistant in the real estate team.
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