Jonathan is a seasoned lawyer in the London Restructuring Team of Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP with extensive experience advising on non-contentious corporate restructuring and insolvency matters, acting for a range of stakeholders at each stage of the business distress curve including lenders, insolvency practitioners and boards of directors.

Jonathan's practice includes advising

  • boards of directors on their duties in circumstances of financial distress and the restructuring options available to them
  • insolvency practitioners and acquirers on business and asset sales via formal insolvency processes; and
  • lenders on security enhancement and enforcement options.

Jonathan has undertaken work in a broad range of sectors including care homes, casual dining, retail and manufacturing.

Experience

Examples of experience include advising:

  • Wipac – advising Rachael Wilkinson and Zelf Hussain of PwC as joint administrators of Wipac, a leading designer of bespoke exterior lighting for performance and luxury automotive brands, on the sale of its business and assets
  • LK Bennett Fashion – advising the board of directors on the successful proposal and implementation of a company voluntary arrangement with Richard Fleming and Mark Firmin of Alvarez & Marsal acting as supervisors
  • Enact – advising Enact (a fund of Endless LLP) on the acquisition of the business and assets of Evolutions Television and Digital Post, an award winning post production house business
  • Enact – advising Enact (a fund of Endless LLP) on the acquisition of the business and assets of Redhall Networks, a leading service provider to the mobile telecommunications and broadcast sectors
  • Cox & Kings Travel – advising David Pike and Will Wright of KPMG as joint administrators of Cox & Kings Travel, the world's oldest travel agency, on the sale of its business and assets
  • Private Equity Client– advising on the acquisition of the business and assets of a plastic surgery business.