Jon Loney

Managing Partner

Jon is a specialist employment lawyer described by the Legal 500 as a ‘highly competent professional’. Jon has a successful track record representing commercial clients in Employment Tribunals and the Central Arbitration Committee. His experience in acting for employers facing claims for trade union recognition in the Central Arbitration Committee is second to none.

An in depth knowledge of the law coupled with a user friendly pragmatic approach enables Jon to provide clients with solutions to the whole range of issues that employers face from the everyday to the unusual and complex. Jon is also in demand as a trainer providing employers with courses that are designed to make managers at all levels more effective when dealing with their staff.

Legal 500 notes Jon’s extensive experience in trade union, employee relation issues and restricting.

Jon joined Nash & Co as a partner in June 2015, having been Head of Employment at Trethowans since 2009.

Professional Qualifications, Accreditations and Memberships

  • Law Society Member
  • Employment Lawyers Association member
  • Recommended by Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession
  • Recommended by Legal 500
  • Guest speaker and trainer for various commercial organisations

Specialist areas

  • Trade unions and trade union recognition
  • Transfers of Undertakings (TUPE)
  • Complex reorganisations
  • Discrimination and Equal Pay
  • Disputes at all levels

Related Services

The ‘accessible and professional’ practice at Nash & Co provides advice on restrictive covenants and TUPE, and also handles Employment Tribunal claims arising from unfair dismissal, age discrimination, race discrimination, sex discrimination, whistleblowing, maternity discrimination and transgender discrimination. Recent highlights include advising Premiere Coffee across 50 of its Costa Coffee stores in relation to day-to-day HR matters. It also represented ARAG in Employment Tribunal claims arising from insurance matters. Ian Grimshaw heads the team and has ‘encyclopaedic knowledge of the law’. He is supported by partner Jon Loney who is ‘a very competent lawyer with superb judgement’. Partner Karen Bussell is ‘very professional and hardworking’ and provides ‘pragmatic advice with the ability to understand complex scenarios very quickly’.

Legal 500 Employment