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Jonathan McDonnell Litigation Executive, Military

Experience Profile

Jonathan is a litigation executive within the military team at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

He previously worked within the in-house legal team of a large registered social landlord for a number of years specialising in Housing Litigation, Commercial Property and Debt Recovery.

Jonathan is a Commissioned Officer within the Army Reserves with the Royal Artillery, he is also qualified as a Trauma Risk Management (TRiM) Practitioner following successful completion of the Army’s TRiM course in June 2019.


  • Military personal injury
  • Employer and public liability 
  • Non-freezing cold injuries
  • Clinical negligence
  • Catastrophic negligence
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Bullying claims
  • Road traffic accidents

Career history

  • Since October 2017: Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK)
  • July 2017-Present: Lieutenant, British Army
  • September 2013-October 2017: New Charter Homes Limited 


  • LLB Law, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Reserve Commissioning Course, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
  • Legal Apprenticeship Scheme MMU/CILEx

Professional memberships

  • Commissioned Officer within the British Army
  • MMU Law Society