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Jonathan Hanratty

Criminal Defence Solicitor

Jonathan has a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) from Newcastle University.

He has worked in criminal defence since 2014, initially as an accredited police station representative before qualifying as a solicitor in 2016. Since joining the firm he has represented clients at the Police Station, Magistrates Court and in connection with Crown Court, Court of Appeal and High Court proceedings. Jonathan has gained a wealth of experience in cases of a serious nature and those of a national interest. He regularly advises clients from all areas of the country on cases including murder, serious sexual cases, drugs conspiracies, high value fraud and serious assaults.

Jonathan Hanratty recently represented the youngest person ever to be charged with terrorism offences in the UK.

Jonathan has represented clients charged with fraudulent evasion of duty and most recently secured an acquittal for a client alleged to have taken part in a fraud worth over 3 million pounds after a near 5 year investigation by HMRC.