Jonathan Hill LL.B (Hons)
Barrister at Law
Called 1997 (Middle Temple)
Jonathan is a qualified direct access barrister and accepts instruction under the Direct Access Scheme. Jonathan has successfully acted for many clients via public access.
Originally from the Midlands Jonathan joined Chambers in November 2009, having completed pupillage and gained tenancy in the London Area. Jonathan moved to South Wales following his marriage to a local solicitor.
Prior to this Jonathan was working as In-House Counsel for a niche firm of fraud solicitors in Birmingham acting on a number of complex money laundering and fraud cases.
Jonathan is highly computer literate and effectively incorporates this into his practice he is used to receiving and managing evidence in electronic form including hard drive images
Family Law More recently Jonathan has focused entirely on building a successful Family practice and feels joining Chambers will assist the continued growth in this area.
He undertakes all forms of Ancillary Relief proceedings and Public and Private children work. Jonathan has acted in a number of wardships for vulnerable adults and more recently forced marriage protection order cases (He obtained the first forced marriage protection order in Wales). His private ancillary relief work has included a number of seven figure business and farm cases.
Jonathan has been interviewed on legal issues by Radio Wales.
Jonathan Hill is a barrister registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. He is a sole practitioner and has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd., Bar Mutual Management Company, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST www.barmutual.co.uk. Bar Mutual provides cover for claims brought anywhere in the world.
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