Jonathan Jonas

Senior Associate
Family Law

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  • “He is brilliant, with limitless energy and bucketfuls of compassion. He keeps his eye on the goal for the client.”

  • Jonathan really knows his stuff, gives sensible and difficult advice but isn't afraid to argue an interesting legal point or stick his neck out when needed.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Jonathan's calm but self-assured approach permeates the case from the start.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • He is brilliant, with limitless energy and bucketfuls of compassion. He keeps his eye on the goal for the client."

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Jonathan will always find the space to discuss another strategy and is always willing to try new ones.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • Jonathan will put so much work and thought into the young person he's acting for and is always available

    Chambers UK 2024

  •  Jonathan is highly esteemed for his ability to advise on cases with very complex issues surrounding child welfare.

    Chambers UK 2024

  • "Jon guided and supported us through an incredibly difficult time in our lives. He is dedicated, kind and excellent at his job. In a time of confusion and stress, Jon was calm, dedicated and supportive. I would highly recommend him."

  • "My matters were dealt with by Mr Jonathan Jonas with sincerity and extreme sensitivity throughout my entire procedure. I felt that the attention Mr Jonas gave to my case was exceptional and am so relieved that he was available for me and my daughter."

    Public Law children (Complex Care Proceedings)

  • "We sought legal support in relation to an initial child protection situation and while other solicitors we had reached out to either provided a run down of legal material otherwise available online or commented that solicitor involvement would only be necessary if matters were escalated by the local authority, Jon went well beyond that and provided what we really needed and with reasonable costs, listening carefully to the situation and providing guidance on how best to approach the matter based on his significant experience. This was immensely helpful in a situation that was very stressful for us."

    Public Law children (s47 investigation/ Child Protection process)

  • "I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Jon and team for the work they did in my relocation/child arrangements case. Jon’s approach is professional and diligent, but with a very human essence. He genuinely wants the best outcome for his client and the child(ren) involved. I’m truly grateful for the support he has given me throughout my litigation journey and the outcomes achieved for our case."

    Private Law children (Child arrangements/ Relocation)

  • "Jonathan was great. He lead me through a very difficult process and I felt I was in safe and sympathetic yet pragmatic hands throughout. I felt he took all my concerns on board, listened without judgment gave clear advice and direction, was hugely reassuring and delivered a meticulously responsive service whilst minimising costs to a sensible level which is sadly all too often not the case in emotive Children Act matters. I would recommend him (and have done) without hesitation."

    Private Law children (Child arrangements / Emotional abuse and substance misuse)

Jonathan's client testimonials

Jonathan really knows his stuff, gives...

Jonathan really knows his stuff, gives sensible and difficult advice but isn't afraid to argue an interesting legal point or stick his neck out when needed.

Chambers UK 2024

Jonathan's calm but self-assured approach permeates...

Jonathan's calm but self-assured approach permeates the case from the start.

Chambers UK 2024

He is brilliant, with limitless energy...

He is brilliant, with limitless energy and bucketfuls of compassion. He keeps his eye on the goal for the client."

Chambers UK 2024

Jonathan will always find the space...

Jonathan will always find the space to discuss another strategy and is always willing to try new ones.

Chambers UK 2024

Jonathan will put so much work...

Jonathan will put so much work and thought into the young person he's acting for and is always available

Chambers UK 2024

 Jonathan is highly esteemed for his...

 Jonathan is highly esteemed for his ability to advise on cases with very complex issues surrounding child welfare.

Chambers UK 2024

"Jon guided and supported us through...

"Jon guided and supported us through an incredibly difficult time in our lives. He is dedicated, kind and excellent at his job. In a time of confusion and stress, Jon was calm, dedicated and supportive. I would highly recommend him."

"My matters were dealt with by...

"My matters were dealt with by Mr Jonathan Jonas with sincerity and extreme sensitivity throughout my entire procedure. I felt that the attention Mr Jonas gave to my case was exceptional and am so relieved that he was available for me and my daughter."

Public Law children (Complex Care Proceedings)

"We sought legal support in relation...

"We sought legal support in relation to an initial child protection situation and while other solicitors we had reached out to either provided a run down of legal material otherwise available online or commented that solicitor involvement would only be necessary if matters were escalated by the local authority, Jon went well beyond that and provided what we really needed and with reasonable costs, listening carefully to the situation and providing guidance on how best to approach the matter based on his significant experience. This was immensely helpful in a situation that was very stressful for us."

Public Law children (s47 investigation/ Child Protection process)

"I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend...

"I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Jon and team for the work they did in my relocation/child arrangements case. Jon’s approach is professional and diligent, but with a very human essence. He genuinely wants the best outcome for his client and the child(ren) involved. I’m truly grateful for the support he has given me throughout my litigation journey and the outcomes achieved for our case."

Private Law children (Child arrangements/ Relocation)

"Jonathan was great. He lead me...

"Jonathan was great. He lead me through a very difficult process and I felt I was in safe and sympathetic yet pragmatic hands throughout. I felt he took all my concerns on board, listened without judgment gave clear advice and direction, was hugely reassuring and delivered a meticulously responsive service whilst minimising costs to a sensible level which is sadly all too often not the case in emotive Children Act matters. I would recommend him (and have done) without hesitation."

Private Law children (Child arrangements / Emotional abuse and substance misuse)

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