Jonathan is a qualified solicitor and spent over eight years with the profession’s regulator as a Practice Standards Adviser. In that time he gained a reputation for combining a sound understanding of compliance requirements with a practical approach to the implementation of suitable systems and processes.
Jonathan participated in regulatory initiatives to assist newly established firms to embed compliance into their business processes from the outset. Latterly, he contributed to a detailed research programme which helped shape the regulator’s current outcomes-focused approach to regulation.
Prior to working with the profession’s regulator, Jonathan gained wide-ranging business experience as a principal in an IT consultancy practice and as the commercial director of a fast-growing software company.
Jonathan’s experience of working in private practice, as in-house Counsel and with the regulator has enabled him to gain an holistic perspective of compliance and the relationship between commercial realities and regulatory requirements. His guidance and support to firms is correspondingly pragmatic.