Jonathan Hew

Jonathan Hew


Email jonathan.hew@​

Phone +65 6302 7131

Fax +65 6538 7077

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As part of the Investigations, White Collar Crime and Fraud team, Jonathan Hew has several years' experience advising corporations, States and non-profits on complex legal and regulatory matters. He has acted for parties in multi-jurisdictional investigations, arbitrations and litigations, as well as on a wide range of transactional and operational issues.

Jonathan previously trained and practised at a major international law firm in London and Moscow. He maintains an active pro bono practice and previously represented asylum-seekers in their claims to UNHCR for international protection. He has a special interest in media, technology, and internet governance, and has written about those subjects in various fora.

Education and admissions


Master in Advanced Global Studies, Sciences Po, cum laude, 2019

Postgraduate Diploma (Legal Practice), The University of Law, with distinction, 2013

BA (Hons) Law and Sociology, University of Warwick, 2012

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising a financial services company on its response to a phishing scam conducted via a fraudulent website purporting to be the company's.

Advising a hospitality company on its response to a phishing scam conducted via email, including the recovery of assets in multiple jurisdictions.

Advising a large insurance company on its disclosure obligations in light of a subject access request under the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

Advising a global healthcare provider on its response to a US government investigation into corruption allegations concerning the provider's staff.

Advising a renowned chain of restaurants on an internal investigation into misconduct allegations concerning its senior management team.

Advising a major pharmaceuticals company in a US$400m arbitration arising from an abortive health technology joint venture in the Middle East.

Advising a financial institution in UK High Court litigation regarding the rectification of security documentation for loan notes worth £500m.

Advising parties on privacy and data protection issues in the context of cross-border litigation and transactions.

Conducting and coordinating trade and employment law due diligence reviews in the context of high value corporate and finance transactions.

Coordinating a response to a UK government consultation on the introduction of monetary penalties for breaches of financial sanctions.

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