Jonathan Edwards > Browne Jacobson LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP
14th Floor, No.1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman square, Spinningfields
M3 3EB

Work Department

Banking & Finance


Formerly national head of banking at Hammonds and DWF, Partner. Jonathan has been rated as one of the leading banking lawyers in the north west for the last 18 years. 

He specialises in non-contentious transactional banking work and has acted on some of the most complex deals in the NW market. 

His expertise includes acquisition finance, corporate banking, leveraged finance, property finance, asset based lending and debt restructuring. He is also one of the leading lawyers in the UK in the field of peer to peer lending.


• DWF LLP, Head of Banking
• Hammonds LLP, Head of Banking, Head of the Manchester Office
• Simmons & Simmons


Oldham College – Chair of Corporation
Founder and principal lecturer at the Finance Law Forum


• Law Society Finals
• University of Kent, English and German Law BA Hons

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Fintech

Browne Jacobson LLP‘s ‘proactive and commercial‘ team acts for high-growth fintech and insurtech businesses and investors in investment rounds and fundraising, and also advises more broadly on regulatory issues, such as FCA applications and GDPR, commercial agreements and contentious matters. In the insurtech space the group provides clients with full-service legal advice, ranging from employee matters to IT projects involving IP provisions, liability provisions and various other contractual elements. Corporate partner Jon Snade handles a high volume of funding round deals and transactions for fintech clients and investors, whereas Jonathan Edwards (who joined the firm’s banking practice in 2018) has notable strength and depth in the p2p lending space.

North West > Finance > Banking and finance

(Hall of Fame)

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