Firm News


Mark Cowling joins The Jonathan Lea Network

We welcome Mark Cowling to The Jonathan Lea Network team as one of our new consultants.

Mark trained and worked for several years at leading New Zealand law firm Minter Ellison before then relocating to the UK. For the past 11 years he worked as an inhouse solicitor at Next Retail Limited and as lead counsel for two of its subsidiaries, Lipsy Limited and Marie Claire Beauty Limited. 

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SEIS and EIS and Successfully Raising Early Stage Investment Rounds Webinar

The Jonathan Lea Network will be hosting another webinar which we welcome you to join for free. 

This webinar will focus on the SEIS and EIS tax reliefs and successfully raising early stage investment rounds.  The team at JLN advise on hundreds of these matters every year. It will take place on Tuesday 6th October at 5pm.

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Minimising and Resolving Shareholder Disputes Webinar

The Jonathan Lea Network will be hosting another webinar on Tuesday 4th November at 5pm which we welcome you to join for free. 

This webinar will look at how best to minimise and resolve shareholder disputes, hosted by Jonathan Lea who will be joined by our experienced dispute resolution solicitor Kishan Bhatt and one of our trainee solicitors, Simon Brooks.

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Structuring property ventures

At its most basic level, property can be held either directly (by you as an individual, whether wholly or in partnership with another person(s)) or indirectly through a company or a discretionary trust. This note does not consider trust ownership of property or ownership through a self-invested personal pension (SIPP), but we can advise you on these areas if either is an option you would like to explore.

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The Jonathan Lea Network Summer Party 2020

Dubbed as “Pimms, Canapés & Croquet Party”, this year’s Jonathan Lea Network Summer Party did not disappoint – despite all COVID-19 restrictions.

Located in the heart of West Sussex with breathing views of the South Downs, South Lodge Hotel was a lovely setting in which to hold our summer party and celebrate the end of the lockdown.

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