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Jonathon Enston Solicitor, Fraud and Regulation

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Jonathon is a fraud and regulation solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in Manchester.

He represents both individuals and businesses subject to investigation and prosecution by all the major regulators.

These include the Crown Prosecution Services (CPS), the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Environment Agency (EA), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Ofsted and Trading Standards.


Jonathon has developed a niche expertise in health and social care law. He has an in depth understanding of the healthcare industry which recently saw him appear as panellist along with a number of other experts from within the healthcare sector who discussed the problems and challenges facing health and social care today.

Jonathon acts for providers who face enforcement proceedings and compliance action brought by the CQC. He has acted for providers at all stages of the enforcement process from written representations to attendance at Interviews Under Caution in relation to Environmental concerns. In particular, Jonathon is asked to provide advice and assistance in the following areas:-

  • Fixed penalty notices
  • Warning notices
  • Rating reviews
  • Inspection reports
  • Factual inaccuracies
  • Written representations
  • Registration process and cancellation of registration
  • Interviews under caution

Fitness to practice / professional discipline

Jonathon represents clients at all stages of professional disciplinary proceedings from initial referral, investigation right through to final hearings. He regularly deals with cases brought by the GDC, GMC, NMC, HCPC, ACCA, NCTL, and SRA.

He is often instructed in proceedings relating to the restoration to the relevant professional disciplinary registers following erasure.  

Jonathon's past experience as a criminal defence lawyer have provided him with the skill set and experience to deal with a complex case load.

Career history

  • Since 2016 - Slater and Gordon Lawyers
  • 2015 - 2016 - Clyde & Co
  • 2010 - 2015 - Tuckers Solicitors


  • BPP, Manchester
  • Sheffield Hallam University

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers


Recent Testimonials for Jonathon Enston

“It was clear from very early days we would need some form of legal representation and in all honesty I didn't really know where to start. Jonathon was extremely helpful from day one, he was transparent and nothing was every too much trouble. He has gone above and beyond to make sure my parents were not only represented but fully supported...  ...We have finally got the result we wanted and we could not have wished for a better Solictor. We are all beyond grateful for all his hard work and commitment and it's very much appreciated. Thanks to Jonathon we can now finally move forward and this wouldn't have been possible without him. ”


“We would like to take the opportunity to thank you Jonathon for your support, consistent professionalism and calm demeanour. You were a great help and attentive listener, and we are very grateful to you. Nothing was too much trouble and your quick response to our telephone messages and emails was very much appreciated.”

Ray and Cathy Ellis, Wigan

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