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Jonathan Oxley


Jonathan Oxley is a Member and Partner at Lupton Fawcett LLP.

Jonathan specialises in buying, selling and financing companies. As well as corporate finance work he leads the firm's Pharmacy Team and advises on employee share schemes and employee share ownership. Jonathan particularly enjoys working with dedicated, creative and entrepreneurial business people who are looking for pro-active counsel to contribute to the growth and success of their business ventures. He has a particular focus on SME businesses where the benefit of his experience as Managing Partner at Lee & Priestley from 2000-2009 is a great asset to clients. A long-standing client describes Jonathan as "customer focused, knowledgeable, reliable" and as having a "can do attitude"

Career Milestones

  • 1983 LLB from the University of Nottingham
  • 1986 Qualified as a Solicitor
  • 1984 Gouldens, London (now Jones Day)
  • 1991 Appointed Partner at Lee & Priestley
  • 1994 Appointed Office Managing Partner at Lee & Priestley
  • 2000 Became Managing Partner at Lee & Priestley
  • 2009 Became a Senior Partner at Lee & Priestley
  • 2012 Became a Director at Lupton Fawcett LLP

What Others Say

Jonathan is an invaluable sounding board with a "can-do attitude". - Chambers & Partners UK 2013

Gravitas, knowledge and bedside manner.The Legal 500 UK

Professional Societies

  • Law Society

  • Leeds, Law Society

  • Institute of Directors

When not at work

Jonathan is Chairman of the West Yorkshire region of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and the Yorkshire Shadow Monetary Policy Committee which is run by Lupton Fawcett in conjunction with The Yorkshire Post.

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