Jonathan has represented families, individuals, refugees and migrants from all positions in life. He has particular expertise in cases involving European Free Movement Law, asylum cases based on gender or sexual identity and cases involving historical injustice.
He represents those seeking to resist removal from the UK on Human Rights Grounds, most frequently under Articles 2, 3 and 8 of the ECHR; performing Advocacy in cases before the First Tier Tribunal, the Upper Tribunal and in the Higher Courts.
Jonathan has previously collaborated with Freedom from Torture, Manual Bravo Project, British Red Cross and other voluntary groups in a number of Legally Aided and pro bono cases and has successfully assisted individuals in appeals against refusal of Legal Aid funding and in applications for Exceptional Case Funding.
Jonathan is equally at ease accepting instructions from privately funded clients as well as those with the benefit of legal aid and is available to advise and represent on a pro bono basis in appropriate cases.
He is able to deliver training courses in Immigration and Human Rights law to internal and external delegates.
"I Just wanted to let you know the client and his wife were extremely pleased with Jonathan when he represented them. They had nothing but compliments; it was an emotional case but they were very impressed" - Solicitor, Duncan Lewis & Co
"Thank you for the great job you had done when you represented me on the upper tribunal court with regards to my Asylum case and I appreciate all your offered you had done. I want to let you know that the upper tribunal had accepted my appeal." - Asylum Client