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Jon Smart

Partner | Nottingham

“Jon is pragmatic, commercial and gets things done.”
Chambers & Partners, 2023

Call: 0345 050 3650 Mobile: 0788 423 8380

About Jon

Jon leads one of three large teams of commercial property lawyers in our Nottingham office and runs client service teams of lawyers across our various offices and disciplines for both property and non-property industry clients.

As well as undertaking general commercial property work, he has sector experience in retail, care home development, residential land sales and property finance for a wide range of investors, developers, landowners and occupiers for whom he is client partner including, Scotch Corner Designer Village, Seafrigo UK and Allica Bank

The Legal 500 (2024 edition) listed Jon as a Recommended Lawyer and in the Hall of Fame for Commercial Property. The Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.

Jon is also ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers & Partners (2024 Edition).

Notable work & expertise


  • CP

    “Jon and Freeths have been with Redwood Bank from before we got our Banking licence from the Regulators . Freeths produced much of our standard doc...

    Chris Platt, Director of Credit and Underwriting

    Redwood Bank

  • “Jon is well known and respected.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2024

  • SW

    "Jon has led all of the work for my various property assets and holding entities for over 15 years. This ranges from portfolio management and resid...

    Simon Waterfield

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