Jonathan is an award winning, experienced dispute resolver. He works with clients to resolve complex disputes in the most cost effective and commercial way.
He qualified a solicitor in 1990 following his degree in law.
Jonathan’s commercial recovery work for asset based lenders has added to the firms niche in this area of practice.
Jonathan has been recognised as a top lawyer by the Times as their “Lawyer of the Week” in September 2011, and Legal Business Magazine who highly commended him for “Lawyer of the Year” in 2012. Jonathan was the Liverpool Law Society’s “Solicitor of the Year” in 2013.
Tel: 0151 224 0523
Head of Asset Finance
Ian Munford is Head of Asset Finance and one of the most reputed lawyers in the country specialising in this business area.
After his degree in Law at Sheffield University, Ian joined Bermans in 1978 upon qualifying as a solicitor. He acted extensively in those early years for then market leaders such as Anglo Leasing, Woodchester LMS and Lombard Business Equipment and the knowledge gained formed the foundation for his specialisation in asset finance.
Ian and his team provide legal advice and assistance to funders, brokers and discounters ranging from Bank subsidiaries and multinational financiers to small businesses. Services provided include documentation, risk advice, dispute resolution and regulatory work. He prides himself on building strong client relationships based on first class service delivery provided in a pragmatic and personable manner.
Tel: 0161 827 4606
Alex Chapman is a partner in our invoice finance team in Liverpool.
Alex has been at Bermans since 1994 following his law degree and qualification as a solicitor in 1988.
Alex specialises in the non-contentious aspects of invoice finance assisting his clients on security matters, drafting of bespoke documentation, reviewing contracts for quality of debt issues and assisting invoice financiers when they fund acquisitions and buy-outs.
Alex is recognised by his clients for making complex areas of law understandable and applying legal principles in a commercial manner to ensure the job gets done. He values client service as a top priority and understands the needs of his client’s businesses. Alex regularly lectures the industry on legal issues affecting the invoice finance market.
Tel: 0151 224 0554