Jonathan Cooke

Jonathan Cooke

Consultant, Corporate Commercial

Based in London, Jonathan Cooke has over 35 years’ legal experience in the City and covers all areas of corporate commercial work, including business start-ups, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, agency/distribution arrangements and public company transactions.

He has dealt with numerous acquisitions and mergers over a period of 30 years and has particular experience in advising individuals and companies as to taxation and tax planning. He has advised those seeking a listing as well as those already listed.

Jonathan acts for and advises a number of SMEs and medium size private companies on company director duties, regulatory matters, take-overs and mergers, rights issues and related party transactions. He also gives tax advice to companies and high net worth individuals.

Jonathan serves as a non-executive Director of a number of private companies and is Chairman of the Trustees of a private school. He is also Chairman of two Charities.

The Corporate and commercial department were recognised as a top tier firm in the Legal 500 2020: