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Jonathan Whettingsteel

Senior Associate Solicitor
Jonathan Whettingsteel

Jon joined the firm in June 2018 after spending a number of years practicing in family and children law at a local firm. Jon graduated from Southampton Solent University obtaining a LLB Honours Law Degree in 2008 before studying the LPC at Guildford College of Law the following year and qualifying as a solicitor in 2011.

In December 2015 Jon obtained the Law Society’s Family Law Accreditation and December 2016 was accredited on the Law Society’s Children panel, both of these being recognition of a high level of understanding and ability in these areas of law. Jon is also a member of Resolution signing up to their codes of practice in trying to resolve family and matrimonial matters in a non-confrontational manner.

Jon has experience in dealing with a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious matters including divorce, children and financial cases as well as protective measures such as non-molestation and occupation order proceedings. Jon also has experience in drafting and advising on various documents, including consent orders, separation agreements and pre-nuptial agreements.

Jon also has substantial experience and background in Criminal Law, being a court and police station accredited representative which provides him with a good knowledge of the criminal processes and procedures.   

Jon is comfortable in court, regularly undertaking his own advocacy and providing clients with consistency in their representation throughout their case.

In his free time Jon is a keen fitness and martial arts fan, holding a 1st dan black belt in Japanese Mushin Jujitsu and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu regularly competing around the country and holding a number of medals. Jon will always seek to challenge and push himself to achieve the best result both in and outside of a work environment

For more information please call Jonathan on 01962 624405