Jonathan Mathers > Greene & Greene > Bury St Edmunds, England > Lawyer Profile

Greene & Greene
IP33 1QB

Work Department

Private client; agriculture and estates; property residential.


Director of partner Jonathan Mathers Ltd, Jonathan specialises in private client work. Main areas of which are agricultural property, rural and high-value residential property transactions, Will and Lasting Powers of Attorney.  He heads the firm’s team of residential property lawyers.  Jonathan is an accomplished solicitor with a wide experience of property and private client work.


Trained Prettys, Ipswich; qualified 1996; Berrymans Lace Mawer, London 1996-98; solicitor Prettys, Ipswich 1998-2000; own practice, Sudbury 2000-05; Gotelee & Goldsmith, Ipswich 2005-08; made partner Greene & Greene 2008 to date.


Agricultural Law Association; Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship.


St John’s School, Leatherhead; Nottingham Trent University (1991 BA Hons; 1993 PG Dip Law; 1994 LPC).


Country pursuits and sailing.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: elsewhere in East Anglia

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds has a private client practice that assists clients across East Anglia, London and further afield nationwide, thanks to its ‘responsive, willing and able team with the right skills and experience‘. The firm is adept at handling complex taxable estates, trusts, wills, probate and Court of Protection applications. Wayne Perrin, Jonathan Mathers and  are the key partners and they are supported by a large junior team. Tax directors Martine Swaep and Nigel Scase are highlighted for ‘their attention to detail and knowledge‘.

East Anglia > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Leading individuals)

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East Anglia > Real estate > Commercial property: elsewhere in East Anglia

Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds has ‘a great depth of experience and a practical commercial approach‘. The firm has a strong presence in transactions in the engineering, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors, and it is heavily involved in pension fund transactions and portfolio investments. Practice head Neil Grigg deals with retail landlord and tenant matters, as well as development and land promotion work. Jonathan Mathers specialises in rural and agricultural property transactions, while Tim Mendes da Costa frequently acts for London-based clients. Among the junior lawyers, Julia Routledge, Julia Cardy and Hugo Greer-Walker bring to bear a broad range of real estate experience.