Jon Groves



Jon is an Associate in the Corporate Team specialising in venture capital, private equity and M&A.

Jon advises on fund-raising and investment rounds, corporate restructuring matters, mergers and acquisitions, restructures and asset purchases.

Before Ashfords, Jon qualified and worked as a solicitor at Macfarlanes in the corporate tax group. Jon also has experience in the technology sector and has previously worked at the VC fund Notion Capital, as General Counsel.


Relevant experience

  • Holtzbrinck Ventures: Assisting Holtzbrinck Ventures on a $19m Series A investment round in logistics start-up: Zencargo
  • Redland Business Solutions: Advising on the sale of RegTech software-as-a-service company Redland Business Solutions to Ideagen PLC
  • PeopleHR: Advising on the sale of the innovative HR solutions provider People HR to the Access Group
  • Notion Capital: as General Counsel, Jon worked closely with a number of market-leading growth companies (and other UK and international investment funds) on a wide range of equity fundraising transactions, giving a unique insight into the VC market.