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Call: 1993

Jonathan Stanniland

Albion Chambers

Broad Street Bristol BS1 1DR

  • Overview

    Jonathan has practiced in Bristol since 1993.

    He spent several years prosecuting and defending serious criminal cases. Before focusing exclusively on family work in 2015 Jonathan was a Grade 4 prosecutor.

    He now specialises in disputes involving matrimonial finance. He is also regularly briefed to appear in trusts of land disputes and claims under Schedule 1 Children Act.

    Jonathan is familiar with all aspects of financial disputes on breakdown of marriage and routinely advises clients in cases involving high value pensions, trusts, businesses and properties.

    He also represents clients engaged in out-of-court mediation and independent evaluation.

    Examples of Jonathan’s work include:

    RD v VD high net worth claim involving several family businesses, non-matrimonial property and family trusts;

    GD v DD short marriage case with multiple businesses and intervening business partners;

    KM v AC assets included a business to be sold under a complicated share purchase agreement;

    AB v KB business sale involving complicated share purchase agreement;

    HW v PP substantial property and business assets outside the UK;

    MA v VA Children Act 1989 claim including provision for 17 year old;

    TG v KJ trusts of land dispute involving Daniels v Walker evidence;

    LS v PM constructive trusts case involving complicated historical evidence;

    AB v AB business valuation disputes and serious financial misconduct;

    CM v MN & NF & AR intervention of parents in a claim for matrimonial finances involving assets outside the UK, trusts of land and loans;

    SB v DB serious misconduct for which client was serving a lengthy custodial sentence at date of hearing.