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Jonathan Brayne

Partner and Chair of Fuse


Brayne Jonathan
Jonathan Brayne

Partner and Chair of Fuse


Jonathan Brayne is a partner of Allen & Overy. 

He is Chairman of Fuse, A&O’s tech innovation space, and of aosphere, its pioneering provider of alternative online solutions for legal risk management. 

He has been full time engaged in innovation and business model change within Allen & Overy for over ten years.  During that period he was the partner leading the establishment of Peerpoint, Allen & Overy’s interim resourcing business, and docGenix, a documents-to-data company.

In 2018 he was awarded ‘Legal Innovator of the Year’ by the Financial Times – and Allen & Overy was separately awarded ‘Most Innovative Law Firm’ for the sixth time. 

He was previously an elected member of A&O’s Board and Chairman of its Innovation Panel, its Global Banking Practice and its India Group – and practised in the finance, energy and infrastructure field.

News & insights


News: 04 DECEMBER 2019

The People’s Republic of China issues its largest-ever US dollar sovereign bond

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers in connection with the offering of USD6 billion sovereign bonds by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China.

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Publications: 04 DECEMBER 2019

IT and operational failures: financial services in the spotlight

There is unprecedented demand for and use of technology in the financial services sector.  However, greater reliance on technology brings with it increased levels of risk.  In particular, IT incidents and even brief disruptions to digital services may have a significant impact on clients and the markets.

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ALB Philippine Award

News: 29 NOVEMBER 2019

Winning streak continues for Allen & Overy in the Philippines

Allen & Overy wins International Law Firm of the Year for the fourth consecutive year at the ALB Philippine Law Awards 2019

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The future of the in-house legal function

News: 26 NOVEMBER 2019

In-house legal functions must adapt to thrive in digital age

The in-house legal function must transform itself into a technology-led, data-rich provider of legal and risk anticipation services to become an integral part of its organisation's operations, according to a new white paper from international law firm Allen & Overy.

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1980 and Hong Kong, 1988


MA, Law, Pembroke College, Cambridge University, 1980