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Areas of expertise: Construction and infrastructure


Jonny is an associate in the projects, development and construction team in London, specialising in non-contentious work. He has expertise across the full spectrum of construction, infrastructure and development projects.

He has acted for a variety of clients including developers, contractors, local authorities, social housing associations and private individuals. Jonny has advised on and negotiated a large range of industry standard building contracts (including JCT, NEC, MF/1), professional appointments, collateral warranties, agreements for lease and development agreements.

Having previously worked at a leading firm in Guildford, and on secondment with an in-house legal team, Jonny joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2024.

Recent work highlights

  • Drafting and negotiating the construction documents for a design and build project on behalf of a major international retailer for the fit-out of its UK headquarters.
  • Advising on the procurement route and construction documents as part of a construction management project for the development of a 40 unit residential scheme in London.
  • Reviewing and negotiating the construction elements of an agreement for lease for a large primary care facility.
  • Advising on the construction elements of a £40 million purchase of an industrial and logistics park by an institutional investor.

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