Jonathan is a specialist social housing solicitor who works with housing associations, local authorities and private house-builders on all aspects of non-contentious social housing. Jonathan is a key player in the sector, particularly within East Anglia, and is known for his clear, jargon-free legal advice. Jonathan has a keen interest in the development of new social housing and advises clients on affordable housing planning obligations including negotiating and varying section 106 affordable housing provisions. He also has extensive experience purchasing and selling section 106 allocated affordable housing, and negotiating options, conditional contracts and development agreements.
Originally from Lincolnshire, Jonathan moved to Norwich in 2011 to study law and is firmly rooted in the county having now worked for two of its largest law firms.
June 2022 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Senior Associate
2020 - 2022: Birketts LLP, Associate
2017 - 2020: Birketts LLP, Solicitor
2015 - 2017: Birketts LLP, Trainee Solicitor
2014 - 2015: Legal Practice Course- BPP Cambridge (Distinction)
2011 - 2014: LLB- University of East Anglia (2:1)
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