Jonny Forrest, Solicitor in Business Law
Jonny is a newly qualified Corporate and Commercial Solicitor.
Jonny has experience in assisting and advising on corporate acquisitions and disposals, franchising, software licenses, shareholders’ agreements and other commercial contracts.
Recent work includes:
Advising a Franchisee in respect of a USA-modelled franchise agreement, shareholders’ agreement, software licence and several rights of first refusal across the United Kingdom
Assisting upon the unusual and expedited ‘same-day’ sale of 100% of the issued share capital of a property portfolio company to a market authority in commercial real estate acquisitions
Advising a subsidiary of a Chinese-listed (Shanghai Stock Exchange) entity on legal and regulatory compliance in terms of its incorporation, corporate structure and practice
Assisting a gaming client with the on-boarding of a renowned investor and negotiating the terms of investment
Advising a corporate borrower on securing access to both junior and senior lending facilities to finance the acquisition and development of a residential site
Advising and negotiating on behalf of a successful London-based Montessori on the sale of its assets
Assisting clients with GDPR compliance in terms and conditions of business, website use and privacy policies
Assisting with the registration of PR and media client trademarks
Advocate in company restoration claims
Jonny is keen to develop and market the firm’s services in London, with a particular focus on companies within the technology, media and hospitality sectors.
By way of background, Jonny completed his training at the firm in August 2018, undertaking seats in Commercial Real Estate and Commercial Dispute Resolution, prior to which he worked for the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) General Counsel Division, a listed platinum mining company and a global investment bank in South Africa.
Away from the office, Jonny enjoys participating in charity and corporate golf days or events, and, finances permitting, going on safari in South Africa.
- Seeing red: The case of Christian Louboutin and another v Van Haren Schoenen BV C-163/16 and its application to your business.
Professional societies and membership