Jonathan is a commercial lawyer who solves problems for business clients. Whether working for start-ups or quoted businesses, his collegiate approach in structuring deals or resolving disputes before they become too contentious drives more successful outcomes. Jonathan’s common sense and many years of experience results in him being retained as a long-term advisor to a wide portfolio of clients.
One particular area of specialism is advising clients on alternative Investments including real estate fractional ownership, the art market or in the classic car sector, both in the UK and overseas. In addition he continues to advise the media and creative sectors where his extensive IP knowledge offers real value to those he works alongside.
For many years Jonathan has also handled press and media issues for his clients and is regularly requested to provide commentary for the BBC, Sky TV and national press on legal issues.
He is a Freeman of the City of London, having spent most of his academic time and professional career in or close to the Square Mile.
In 1981 Jonathan became the founding partner of the City law firm Silverman Sherliker. His focus, vision and commercial approach was central to the firm growing to become a well respected mid-size city practice.