He has significant expertise dealing with all matters relating to land assembly, compulsory purchase and compensation. He is a RICS accredited Expert Witness and is a leading authority in the provision of strategic advice to scheme promoters throughout the promotion and implementation of compulsory purchase powers and the negotiation of compensation claims for commercial property owners and developers.
Jonathan has over 13 years’ experience dealing with compulsory purchase matters and has given evidence to public inquiries, hearings and select committees. He is an elected member of the Compulsory Purchase Association’s national committee and has provided input to the RICS’s Professional Statement for Surveyors advising in relation to compulsory purchase and compensation.
Jonathan has negotiated £100millions of compensation settlements on behalf of commercial and developer clients. He has also successfully advised developers, Local Authorities, Network Rail and Highways England through the promotion and implementation of compulsory purchase powers for over 40 different compulsory purchase consents.
Jonathan enjoys playing golf and watching all sports, with a bias towards cricket and Tottenham Hotspur. He also enjoys cooking, travelling and skiing and he can regularly be found in many of Birmingham’s drinking and dining establishments.