Jason is a PhD Candidate and a recipient of the Doctoral College Studentship at the School of Law, University of Surrey. He is a legal professional with over 25 years’ experience working in private legal practice in London and Cape Town, a commercial bank’s trust department and academia. In South Africa he chaired Tax Boards for the Revenue Service, was an examiner for the Attorneys’ Professional Admission Examinations and sat as a Small Claims Court Commissioner.
His qualifications include BA, LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Cape Town and certificates in Anti-Money Laundering, Money Laundering Detection & Investigation and Compliance Practice and Monitoring. Jason has published in professional journals in relation to the law of trusts, cryptocurrency and money-laundering. He is currently a consultant at Strauss Daly Attorneys, a member of LEGUS, the international network of law firms.
His research interests include comparative trust law, compliance, corporate governance and development of “left-of-boom” strategies to mitigate money-laundering and financing of terrorism vulnerabilities.