Jonathan is a partner in the Maples Group's legal services division in Hong Kong. He heads the shipping practice for Asia and is a Notary Public appointed in Hong Kong.
Jonathan has over 15 years of experience advising American, European, Hong Kong and PRC banks, lessors and owners on ship finance, ship lease finance, sale and purchase and other commercial shipping contracts including building contracts, refund guarantees, performance guarantees and joint ventures between ship owners. He specialises in shipping, ship finance and ship lease finance structures used by PRC banks and PRC lessors and financial leasing companies.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
2006 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (registered in Hong Kong as an English solicitor (not advising on English Law))
2017 – Admitted as a solicitor in Ireland
2017 – Admitted as a solicitor in the Republic of the Marshall Islands
City University, London, Diploma in Law, 2001
City University of Hong Kong, PCLL., 2002