Jonathan is an international arbitration lawyer based in London with Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, and specializes in complex high-stakes international disputes governed by various procedural and substantive laws. He is also a Fellow with the Centre of Banking and Finance Law (CBFL) at the National University of Singapore. Jonathan was educated at the National University of Singapore (LL.B) and the Harvard Law School (LL.M), and is a recipient of several academic awards from both institutions. He is qualified to practise in New York and Singapore.
Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan worked for the World Bank in Washington, DC, where his portfolio included providing advisory services to governments in Asia, the Pacific Islands and Eastern Europe on financial regulation and bank resolution issues. During and after his postgraduate studies, Jonathan also worked for the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation in Cambridge, MA, where he conducted research on derivatives regulation, decimalization and high frequency trading. Jonathan continues his passion for international finance and topical regulatory issues with the CBFL, where his research focuses the regulatory implications of crypto-currencies, such as Bitcoin, and the adequacy of recent regulatory efforts in Singapore and other major jurisdictions.