Higher Education

Jonathan Temporal



Lecturer (Law)

Qualification abbreviations

JD, MComm (International Business), Grad Dip (Australian Migration Law); practising solicitor (NSW)


After graduating from law school in the Philippines and being admitted to the bar, Jonathan worked as a lawyer for SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, the Philippines’ largest law firm. He then worked for four years as a lawyer in Siguion Reyna Montecillo & Ongsiako, the Philippines’ leading labour and employment law firm. He migrated to Australia in 2006 and has worked for some of the country’s biggest organisations. He completed his Australian law studies at University of Technology Sydney and was admitted to practice law by the Supreme Court of NSW in May 2015. Prior to working at Holmes Institute, he worked as a senior associate at Sydney commercial law firm and lectured in law at a well-known Sydney law school. He holds a Master of Commerce (International Business) degree from UNSW and is also a registered migration agent.

Research and Teaching interest and areas

Business and commercial law; contracts; business and company structures.