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Jonathan Pollard, Principal Associate

Jonathan Pollard

Principal Associate


Fluent German, Fluent French

Practice areas

  • Corporate
  • Transport

Practice notes

Jonathan is a Principal Associate in our core corporate department. Jonathan trained with Eversheds Sutherland and qualified in 2004. He has experience of both public and private company work including Initial Public Offers, acquisitions and disposals, takeovers and acting for both management and private equity houses on private equity transactions.

Jonathan is listed as an “Associate to watch” in the 2018 edition of leading legal directory Chambers and Partners where he is described as being experienced across a wide range of transactional matters. The 2017 edition said he is “praised by market sources for his high attention to detail and effectiveness”.

Recent transactions which Jonathan has worked on in 2018 include acting for the shareholders of garden landscaping products business Kelkay Limited on its £40m sale to New York Stock Exchange-listed Griffon Corporation, acting for the management team on the second phase of the management buyout of Yorkshire based caravan and motorhome manufacturer Swift Group and for international automation group Hahn on its acquisition of Whiteley Murphy Limited.

Jonathan has previously undertaken secondments to the in-house legal departments of FTSE 250-listed BBA Aviation Plc and Iron Mountain.

Jonathan studied European law at the University of Warwick, spending his third year studying law in Lille, France and Saarbrücken, Germany.