Jonathan Morrow specializes in international law, natural resource development, sovereign representations, and advice to multinational organizations. He served from 2001 to 2004 as a principal legal advisor to the Prime Minister of East Timor on maritime boundary and unitization treaty negotiations with Australia; as deputy negotiator on Timor Sea Treaty and maritime boundary negotiations; and as one of the principal constitutional advisers to the UN Transitional Administrator in East Timor.
Other sovereign representations include advising the government of Zambia, the government of Afghanistan, and the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq. In or relating to Iraq, Mr. Morrow has advised the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Kurdistan Regional Government since 2006, served as Senior Legal Adviser to the United States Institute of Peace in respect of the drafting of the Iraqi Constitution; served as Senior Consultant to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq in respect of the Iraqi Constitution; and provided testimony to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Mr. Morrow is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and served as a judge’s clerk for a senior Australian judge.