Jonathan Smith > Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of John Price QC and Cairns Nelson QC
23 Essex Street
CENTURY BUILDINGS, 14 ST MARY'S PARSONAGE
MANCHESTER
M3 2DF
England

Work Department

Chancery, commercial, wills and probate, and professional negligence.

Position

Jonathan has a wide and varied chancery and commercial practice split evenly between contentious and advisory/drafting work.

Following a traditional chancery pupillage he has acquired a reputation for dealing with significant matters relating to wills and trusts, probate and estate administration, court of protection and family provision, and regularly gives seminars on connected topics.

He practises extensively in all aspects of property law, from matters as diverse as commercial landlord and tenant, neighbour disputes, claims for legal and beneficial interests, to agricultural partnerships, building disputes and statutory compensation.

Jonathan has undertaken a significant number of claims against solicitors for professional negligence in connection with conveyancing transactions, the conduct of litigation and will preparation/execution.

Career

Called 1991; Gray’s Inn.

Memberships

Professional Negligence Bar Association, Northern Chancery Bar Association, Chancery Bar Association, Northern Circuit Commercial Bar Association

Education

Oldswinford Hospital School, Stourbridge; Liverpool John Moores University (1990 LLB Hons).

Leisure

Football, chess, politics.