Call: 2022 (HK)
Jonathan joined Chambers in 2022 after completing pupillage with Mr Laurence Li SC, Mr Tony Li (now Mr Tony Li SC), Ms Bonnie YK Cheng and Mr Justin Ho. He is developing a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work.
Jonathan graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2018 with first class honours in each of Part IA, IB and II of the Law Tripos. Jonathan then read for the BCL at the University of Oxford, receiving distinctions in all subjects.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Jonathan served as marshal to the Hon Mr Justice Barma JA, the Hon Mr Justice Au JA, and the Hon Madam Justice Linda Chan.
Jonathan was awarded the Bar Scholarship in 2021.
Choi Chi Kin Calvin v Securities and Futures Commission (SFAT 4/2022): acted on behalf of the SFC in application for review of disciplinary decision regarding allegations of conflicts of interest and breach of the SFC Code of Conduct (led by Laurence Li SC, with John Leung)
Re Freeman FinTech Corporation Ltd (HCMP 2653/2016): acted on behalf of the SFC in the 25-day trial of a s. 214 SFO petition against directors of listed company for breach of duty (led by Ambrose Ho SC and Norman Nip SC, with Bonnie Cheng and Jeff Chan), proceedings settled at trial
Re Mayer Holdings Ltd: Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings regarding allegations of non-disclosure of inside information under Part XIVA of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (led by Laurence Li SC)
Barco Investments v Wong Yan Ho & ors
Gold Dragon Worldwide Asset Management Ltd v Hao Liang and anor (HCA1935/2021): claim for breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duties regarding operation of Cayman Islands fund (led by Paul Shieh SC, with Jasmine Cheung)
King Mountain Investments Ltd and anor v Tang Yuk Ling Dobe and anor (HCA257/2023): claim for fraud and restitution for agreement for sale of ding rights, application for interlocutory injunction (as sole advocate)
Koo Ming Kown v Young Kwok Hung Clement and ors (HCA 1619/2014): trial in respect of claims in passing off and unlawful means conspiracy, settled on day 5 of 15 (led by Sara Tong SC, with Eugene Kwan)
Qinhe Energy Holdings Ltd v Peng Fei Investment International Ltd (HCA1579/2021): breach of sale and purchase agreement, application for summary judgment and interim payment (led by Victor Dawes SC)
Re Carnival Group International Holdings Ltd  HKCFI 2668: winding up petition in respect of Mainland property development group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange; consideration of the second core requirement where subsidiaries located in the BVI and the Mainland (led by Laurence Li SC)
Re MSB International Ltd  HKCFI 3751,  1 HKLRD 386: application for stay of proceedings on the basis of a settlement agreement (led by Victor Dawes SC, with Lau Ka Kin)
Re Timothy Wynn Owen KC: appeared on behalf of the Bar Council of the Hong Kong Bar Association in ad hoc admission proceedings
UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 2013: just and equitable winding up of joint venture publishing company, quasi-partnership (led by Rimsky Yuen SC, with Alexsander Wong and Justin Ho)
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Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (Distinction), University of Hong Kong
Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction), University of Oxford
Bachelor of Arts (Law Tripos, Triple First Class Honours), University of Cambridge
Magdalen Hong Kong Scholarship
Temple Chambers (Oxford) Scholarship
Des Voeux Chambers Junior Scholarship
Steers Prize, Selwyn College
Rebecca Flower Squire Scholarship, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge
Selwyn College Scholarship
Thomson Reuters Law Prize (for ranking first in Law Tripos Part IA)
George Long Prize for Civil Law I
Glanville Williams Prize for Criminal Law
Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme
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