( Partner, Solicitor Advocate )
Jonathan Midgley is a criminal defense lawyer and Senior Partner at Haldanes. Mr. Midgley has been consistently rated for several decades by independent legal journals as one of Hong Kong’s premier criminal defense lawyers. He is highly experienced with both white collar commercial crime cases and a very wide variety of other criminal charges. He is noted in Hong Kong for being the “go to” lawyer when white collar professionals find themselves in need of an experienced criminal defense lawyer with a deep understanding of the Hong Kong system.
As a result of Mr. Midgley’s standing in the field of criminal defense in 2013, when Hong Kong introduced the concept of Solicitor Advocate for the first time, Mr. Midgley was immediately appointed to the criminal division. This permits him to appear in all criminal courts in Hong Kong with full rights as an advocate. He also has excellent and well established working relationships with leading barristers in Hong Kong and England, and a network of connections worldwide.
Jonathan is regularly listed in the Legal 500, Who's Who, Chambers and Partners, Criminal Law Experts Directory and other legal dictionaries as a solicitor with extensive advocacy skills and a wealth of experience.
While Jonathan has been based in Hong Kong since 1978, his practice is international. Who's Who Legal – "one of the leaders in extradition law for which he boasts a global reputation.
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What the legal directories say
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