Jonathan joined the team at asb aspire in February 2017 having worked in Tunbridge Wells for a well-known firm for over 17 years. He is recognised by commentators as a “vastly experienced, committed lawyer” who “takes the pressure off vulnerable clients” (Chambers & Partners 2017).
Jonathan is passionate about his work and the rights of his clients. His focus is on ensuring that they are sufficiently compensated for their injuries to facilitate their rehabilitation and provide security in the long-term. He regularly provides expert opinion and comments to the media.
Jonathan is a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), an APIL accredited Brain Injury Specialist and an assessor for the scheme. He is the South East co-ordinator for APIL and is a member of the Law Society Accredited Scheme for Personal Injury.
Brain Injury Case Studies
- £1m settlement for a client who had suffered a brain injury after being struck by a drunk driver. the client was able to return to work but in a much reduced capacity.
- £4m settlement for a client who sustained a massive brain injury following a road traffic accident, leaving him permanently disabled and requiring a significant level of care.
- Represented the claimant in the widely reported case of Sinclair V Joyner  EWHC 1800 (QB). The claimant suffered an ABI and is in a minimally conscious state. This case demonstrates the importance of good experts.
- Representing the claimant in the widely reported case of Reynolds v Strutt & Partner  EWHC 2263 (QB). The claimant sustained a traumatic brain injury whilst participating in a work organised cycle event. The case shed light on whether events organised by an employer outside of normal work hours would attract liability.