Jon is a chartered accountant and is Finance Director at Hugh Jones Solicitors.
In addition to being responsible for financial planning & strategy, management information and supervision of the transaction processing team, Jon also has primary responsibility for information technology in the company. Jon provides personal tax advice to our Court of Protection clients, including the completion of income tax returns.
Jon qualified as a chartered accountant in 1985, working for Deloitte in Nottingham, London, Bermuda and Manchester before moving into industry. Jon has been working within the legal sector since 1997, including senior financial roles at both Addleshaws and Pannone.
Since 2011 Jon has been a director of Evolve Legal Business Solutions, a company providing financial management advice to law firms. Jon’s experience includes all aspects of law firm financial management and his experience as a consultant with other legal practices includes profitability review, cash improvement strategies, reporting to banks, financial system enhancement and reviews of profit-sharing arrangements.
Jon provides consultancy services to other law firms such as:
Jon has spoken on sector-related topics at various breakfast seminars in the north-west and was involved in the in-house legal sector training of NatWest Bank relationship managers in 2012 and 2013
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