Partner, London Office
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Jonathan Kelly is a partner based in the London office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Mr. Kelly’s practice focuses on substantial English and international commercial litigation and arbitration. He has advised on a wide range of disputes, involving antitrust and competition, banking and financial services, corporate and private equity, regulatory enforcement and investigations, and sovereign immunity.
Mr. Kelly is a noted specialist in banking and financial services disputes, and regulatory investigations. He has advised on significant issues and disputes in the financial industry including asset management, banking, capital markets, derivatives, private banking, structured finance and regulatory enforcement in a number of substantial matters. His experience includes representing several major financial institutions. Additionally, he has represented a number of institutions in relation to confidential regulatory matters, involving the FCA and SFO in the UK, BaFin in Germany, CONSOB in Italy, CFTC, SEC, and DOJ in the U.S. Mr. Kelly
also acted on English and related U.S. litigation and regulatory matters for investment managers caught up in the Madoff fraud scandal.
Mr. Kelly joined Cleary Gottlieb as a partner in April 2010, after 23 years at Simmons & Simmons, where he had trained, qualified as a solicitor in 1989, became a Partner in 1995 and was Head of the Financial Markets Litigation Group. Mr. Kelly worked in Hong Kong and London while with Simmons & Simmons.