Call: 2002 (England & Wales)
Has acted as counsel in over 350 cases and as arbitrator in 30 cases over the past 17 years. Was one of the youngest Queen’s Counsel to be appointed in 2018.
Described in the legal directories as "an absolutely brilliant advocate!"; a “highly skilled strategist and terrific advocate” with “first-class advocacy skills” that is both “smooth and persuasive”. "A star of the future"; “one of the most talented counsel I have worked with on issues of strategy, where he is always several steps ahead of the current state of proceedings”. He is “a very talented silk” who is "already in the zone of a leader in international arbitration" and who has an ability to “present practical legal solutions that not only win you the battles, but also the war.”
Jern-Fei is described in the legal directories as a “highly skilled strategist and terrific advocate”; “a formidable advocate”; with “first-class advocacy skills” that is both “smooth and persuasive”. He “comes up with extremely clever points” and has an ability to “present practical legal solutions that not only win you the battles, but also the war.” “He shows tenacity in fighting his client’s corner and has the ability to swiftly produce forceful oral rebuttals”; “will fight like a gladiator to win the case”; “very proactive and, once instructed, takes control of a case and pushes it forward to the advantage of the client”; “super intelligent, very knowledgeable”. Described as having a “blue-chip practice”; litigation experience that is “top-class”, with “an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law”; “legally brilliant” and “can master complex facts quickly”. He “can eat documents for breakfast”, “is not afraid to get stuck in” and has a “formidable reputation in Asia Pacific as an arbitrator and counsel”.
MA, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law
BA (Law) Hons, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
Levitt Scholarship, Lincolns Inn
Hollond Scholarship, Trinity College
Whittaker Scholarship, Trinity College
Sir Thomas More Award, Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn