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Jonathan Nutman Solicitor, Driving Offences

Experience Profile

Jonathan is a Solicitor in the Cardiff Criminal Department.  

His practice encompasses all aspects of criminal and regulatory law and Jonathan deals with a range of clients, including institutional, legally aided and private clients.  

Jonathan has successfully defended many driving offences prosecutions arising from road traffic collisions, excess speed offences, fail to stop and fail to provide offences.

Jonathan has particular experience in police misconduct.  

However, Jonathan has successfully acted in a wide range of cases, including a successful appeal to the Court of Appeal concerning a dangerous driving conviction.

He has extensive experience of criminal litigation before the Magistrates’ Court, the Crown Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court (Admin). Jonathan has successfully appealed cases to the higher Courts and to the Police Appeals Tribunal.  

Jonathan also has experience in the Courts Martial arena, representing members of the armed forces, subject to investigation and prosecution.

Jonathan has experience of advising and representing clients subject to the disclosure regimes in a professional context, now regulated by the Disclosure & Barring Service. (Formerly the Criminal Records Bureau & the Independent Safeguarding Authority).

In conclusion, Jonathan represents and advises clients at police stations, either subject to arrest or attending voluntarily, in all criminal investigations.

Jonathan trained at Slater and Gordon, (formerly Russell Jones & Walker) and he qualified in September 2004.

He is noted in the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

Jonathan graduated with a degree in Politics & Economics at UWE (Bristol). After teaching in further education, Jonathan converted to Law, completing his Legal Practice Post-Graduate Diploma at UWE (Bristol) in 2001, obtaining a distinction.

Jonathan is a member of the Law Society, The Solicitors with Disabilities Group and of the Cardiff & District Branch. (Law Society).

Jonathan speaks English and is competent in only very basic French.