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Jonathan Stones

Solicitor / Director / Managing Executive Officer / Co-Owner. COLP / COFA / MLRO / MLCO / SRO

Jonathan Stones is a highly experienced and skilled solicitor with over a decade of experience in the field of conveyancing. He is currently the Director and Head of Conveyancing at John Barkers Solicitors, where he leads a team of solicitors and legal assistants in providing expert guidance and advice to clients throughout the conveyancing process.

Jonathan has a wealth of experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing, and has assisted clients with a wide range of matters including sales, purchases, remortgages, and leasehold transactions. He is known for his ability to provide clear and concise advice to clients, and for his ability to guide them through the complex legal process of conveyancing with ease.

In addition to his expertise in conveyancing, Mr. Stones is also well-versed in other areas of property law, including leasehold enfranchisement and property disputes. He has a proven track record of successfully resolving complex legal issues and has earned a reputation as a highly skilled and respected solicitor in the field

Supporting the Community

Jonathan is a director Trustee of Magna Vitae. This is the organisation that manages the operation of the leisure Centres in East Lindsey region of Lincolnshire, as well as the Embassy Theatre in Skegness. Jonathan is passionate about the importance of fitness and culture helping to support a vibrant and healthy community.

Outside the office - Local Business First

Jonathan recently attended the High Street Task Force at Grimsby Town Hall to discuss his experience of the Town Centre and provide some suggestions as to development. Having effective and vibrant town centres are key to preserving the value of property in the region for our Landlord and ensure our client businesses remain viable.

Jonathan in his spare time with another team has developed a successful property development business. This has recently finished the second phased of development of Telegraph House, 80 Cleethorpe Road, Grimsby. This operates a number of managed offices and managed office suites for local companies. See if you need any space for your business.

Experience and Expertise

Residential Conveyancing, Commercial Property, Leases of Commercial Property, Property Development, Site Acquisition, Agricultural Business Purchase, Management Buy-Outs, Management Buy-Ins

“I enjoy providing practical support, using my legal knowledge, to facilitate my clients ambitions.”

Jonathan joined John Barkers in 2000 following completing a Law degree at Lancaster University and Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Chester. He qualified in 2003 as a solicitor and now has approaching 20 years post qualified experience. Taking an equity stake in the business of John Barkers in 2005.

During this time he has grown both the residential conveyancing department, the commercial property department and the business acquisition and disposal team. Jonathan supports a number of farms and farming families in the region.

Jonathan is a pro-active lawyer leading a team of dynamic lawyers supporting his clients’ legal needs. He has extensive experience in the acquisition of property for development, supporting the project to the ultimate sale of individual units.

Jonathan is keenly interested in the use of modern systems to provide efficient quality legal services. Significant investment in both hardware and software allowed the firm to role out their work from home disaster plan at the start of Covid-19 with no downtime for any staff or clients – reported by the regional courts as one of the most effective in ensuring the continuation of services.

Recent Career Highlight

Well known in the professional community and leveraging his connections with the regional corporate banks Jonathan structured a Management Buyout of a nationally recognised business, continuing to support the management teams in its ongoing development.

Contact Jonathan

Telephone: 01472 358686