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: