Call: 2001 (HK) (full practice 2003)
Inner Bar: 2020
CEDR Accredited Mediator: 2010
Jonathan practices in all areas of Chambers’ work, with a particular emphasis on commercial litigation, judicial review, tax, land and regulatory work. He has appeared in a wide variety of cases, at all levels of the Courts, the Board of Review, the Insider Dealing Tribunal, the Market Misconduct Tribunal and the Securities and Futures Appeals Tribunal. He was also appointed as a Deputy High Court Judge in 2022.
Born and educated in Hong Kong, Jonathan is comfortable with the use of the Chinese language in Court proceedings, and he has on numerous occasions conducted trials and appeals in Chinese. He has also given expert evidence on Hong Kong law in Putonghua in Mainland proceedings.
Jonathan has earned plaudits as a “great strategic adviser who is very precise and concise in his advice” and “very solid court performer” (Chambers and Partners), “leading silk in commercial dispute” (Legal 500 Hong Kong), and a “perfect litigator who brings a calm and succinct style of advocacy to his practice” (Who’s Who Legal – Future Leaders).