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Jonathan Cary

A specialist in banking and finance disputes, Jonathan Cary is a heavy-hitting commercial disputes partner based in London

With extensive experience acting in litigation, arbitration and contentious regulatory matters, Jonathan advises a broad range of clients, commonly in matters involving large financial institutions.

On the contentious regulatory side of his practice, Jonathan advises on and conducts investigations relating to potential enforcement actions, including anti-bribery and corruption issues, across Asia and elsewhere.

Jonathan is also a member of RPC's Competition Litigation team, with a particular focus on follow-on damages claims.

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Recommended - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017

The practice was bolstered by the arrival of Jonathan Cary from the firm’s London office in 2014. Cary specialises in banking and finance disputes and contentious regulatory matters. - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015

Recommended - Legal 500 UK 2014


Inter-Pacific Bar Association


London Solicitors Litigation Association

Financial Services Lawyers Association

The Law Society International Division

Relevant work

Advising a multi-national company on potential arbitration claims arising out of it entering into a series of complex currency derivatives transactions

Advising a hedge fund in respect of losses incurred under a synthetic CLO

Acting for an international auction house in a dispute with a bank over the priority of respective security interests in a valuable collection of antiquities

Acting for numerous banks, companies, funds and individuals in investigations by various Hong Kong regulators (including the Securities and Futures Commission, the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, and the ICAC), including in related internal investigations