Leonard Curtis Legal has made its first Director appointment in London bringing in the highly rated Jonathan Roberts – a move designed to enhance the firm’s presence and reputation in the capital.

Jonathan joins as a Director, specialising in corporate and commercial legal work for SME clients, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. 

He has 20 years’ worth of high calibre business and management experience, including 12 years as a Partner and Head of Department at a top-tier regional law firm in Kent.  

Throughout his career, Jonathan has been recognised as a technical leader in his field by the legal directories, including top rankings by Chambers & Partners every year between 2017 and 2020.

The most recent edition commented: “Jonathan Roberts enjoys a long-standing reputation as one of the region’s most experienced and skilled corporate lawyers, with clients benefiting from his wealth of expertise in handling significant transactional matters.” 

Speaking about his appointment, Jonathan said: “I am delighted to join Leonard Curtis Legal at this exciting stage of the company’s growth. I have been impressed with the leadership team’s clear vision and strategy for providing high quality, specialist legal services in a dynamic and structured way as part of the broader Leonard Curtis offering. 

“The firm offers experienced lawyers such as myself new and interesting opportunities not available in traditional private practice. The team prides itself on being down to earth, pragmatic and friendly and I am very much looking forward to working with them.” 

Director and Head of Corporate  Jennifer Moore said that “London is an important market for the firm and Jonathan’s appointment reflects our commitment to developing our geographic reach and providing strong local leadership for the next stage of the firm’s growth.

“We have a successful and ambitious corporate practice and are very excited to be adding a lawyer of Jonathan’s quality to the team. He possesses the perfect combination of local market knowledge and technical expertise that we look for to support our clients  – especially in these turbulent times.”

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