Jonathan Blaine
Tax Director | Co-Head of Regional Compliance & Investigations | Head of Learning and Development
+66 830 096 446


  • Compliance and Investigations
  • Restructuring
  • Tax & Transfer Pricing

Countries of expertise

  • Singapore
  • Thailand

Jonathan is the Director of our Thailand Tax Team and the Regional Co-head of the Compliance and Investigations practice group. He is also Co-head of the Restructuring and Insolvency practice and the firm's Private Client (Estates and Trusts) specialist.

Based in Bangkok, Jonathan works with a broad range of clients on single and multi-jurisdictional investment structuring and planning for corporations, individuals, and family businesses. He also advises corporations on multijurisdictional compliance and investigations reviews, policy development, and assessments of potential compliance failures.

He also focuses on supporting clients with regional restructuring and insolvency resolutions and projects. Jonathan is the firm's "go-to" practitioner for private client services, including international estates and trust planning services. His practice is ranked Tier 1 in the ITR World Tax Rankings.

He has published numerous articles on subjects as diverse as taxation, compliance issues and is often asked to speak at professional events across the ASEAN region.

Jonathan has over 25 years of experience in the Asia-Pacific region in both client services and in-house roles. He is a licensed California attorney and has been a licensed USCPA (Hawaii) for more than 25 years.

He holds two master's degrees (LLM & MBA) as well as a Juris Doctorate and has been a professor of finance, law, regulation, and accounting for over 20 years at various universities across the Asia Pacific.

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