Jonathan Snade



Jon is a corporate partner in the London Holborn office and advises on a broad range of UK and cross-border private company transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, venture capital and private equity investments, management buy outs, joint ventures and reorganisations. He advises clients across a range of industries but has particular expertise in the technology sector, advising large national and international groups of companies as well as early stage, high growth digital businesses. Jon is a Recommended Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK 2015 editorial (M&A up to £50 million).

He has particular expertise in advising on venture capital and angel investments.

Recent highlights

  • Advised telent on the acquisition of Telindus UK, a leading ICT and IP Networking solutions specialist.
  • Advised telent on a strategic investment in CNS Group, a leading London cyber security and information assurance business.
  • Advised Uniplaces on its USD 24,000,000 Series A financing round, led by Atomico and Octopus Ventures, which was one of the largest Series A rounds in Europe of 2015
  • Advised Pronto on its £1 million fundraising led by investors including Playfair Capital, Ballpark Ventures and The London Co-Investment Fund.
  • Advised GetAgent on its seed-round fundraiser led by Ascension Ventures and which also included early-stage investment fund Seedcamp, former Managing Director of the Mail Online, James Bromley, founder of Lokku, Ed Freyfogle and various other angel investors
  • Advised Pinipa on its investment round led by London-based early stage VC investor Passion Capital.
  • Advised Q-Bot on its angel investment round through ClearlySo, Wroxhall Investors Group of Business Angels and Curious White.

Client Testimonials

“One of the main strengths Jon has got, he takes a very strong view of how he can assist outside of general business advice. He is very strong at keeping us totally up to date with what’s going on. We’ve been made to feel we’re an important client for the firm…it’s been very good” - Technology sector client

“I have known Jonathan for years professionally. I trust him and that takes a lot of the risk away” - James Poulter, CEO and Co-Founder of Pronto

 “With Jon Snade we are in good hands” - Udo Oskakowski, MD of Promao

Market View

Jonathan Snade is "solution-orientated" - ​Legal 500 2016

Read My Comments On The Latest News

  • 21/07/2016
    Next Fifteen leads £1m Fundraising in Phrasee

    “This is a significant fundraising exercise for Phrasee and will help support its exciting growth plans. We are delighted to have advised lead investor, Next Fifteen, on this deal and wish both Next Fifteen and Phrasee a successful future in their partnership.”

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