Jonathan qualified as a Solicitor in 1997 and is a Partner at Sweetman Burke & Sinker. He specialises in matrimonial and criminal law. As far as matrimonial work is concerned, Jonathan deals with divorces, financial settlements and disputes about money and children. Jonathan is the head of our Criminal Law department. He ensures his clients are fully advised and represented throughout the criminal process, starting with attendance at police station interviews through to representation at the Magistrates Court, Crown Court and on appeal, if necessary.
He has worked in the criminal field for 20 years. During this time he has defended numerous cases ranging from Magistrates Court, Crown Court, Court of Appeal and House of Lords. He has a strong criminal department working with him. In 2001 he represented a Defendant’s case in the House of Lords reinforcing the law of a affray (I & Another(AP) (Appellants) –v- DPP (Respondent)  UKHL 10.