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Jonathan Hambleton

Milton Keynes Office Managing Partner | Milton Keynes

"Jonathan Hambleton is very considered, close to the detail but also has a great helicopter view of the overall project."
The Legal 500, 2023

Call: 0345 271 6750 Mobile: 0780 243 7992

About Jonathan

Jonathan is an Oxford educated, Slaughter and May trained, corporate lawyer with more than 25 years experience of buying, selling and financing of businesses.

He led the merger of his previous law firm, Kimbells, with Freeths and so has firsthand experience of mergers/acquisitions as a business owner, as well as legal adviser.

Jonathan is listed as an Eminent Practitioner in Chambers & Partners (2024 edition), and he is recognised by The Legal 500 (2024 edition) in the Hall of Fame for Corporate & Commercial. The Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.

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Notable work & expertise


  • PHA

    “Many thanks for your hard work and complete dedication to completing Sabre and the other Digital Angel disposals. You were A+ in all respects".

    Parke Hess Acquisitions/Disposals, Director

    Digital Angel

  • JP

    “Jonathan's team combines high level legal expertise with many years of knowledge/experience of the brewing/drinks sector. The support we received...

    Justin Phillimore, Managing Director

    Charles Wells Limited

  • DS

    "Your expertise not only in corporate acquisitions but also in debt and equity funding has brought real benefits to AFI and its shareholders - I wo...

    David Shipman, Chairman

    AFI Holdings Limited

  • PM

    “I cannot thank you enough for your patience, diplomacy and persistence. We have come a long way from the meeting in Paris. We are very grateful to...

    Patrick McGrath, Managing Director

    Hatch Mansfield

  • “I remain impressed at his attention to detail, thorough approach and ability to take both a helicopter view and detailed view.”

    Chambers & Partners, 2023

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