Jason Hathaway

Jason Hathaway

Senior Partner at ehl commerical law

ehl’s Jason Hathaway answers our 20 Questions

What time did you wake up this morning?

What’s your favourite object in your office?
The kettle (I need coffee in the morning!).

Who is your closest colleague?
My wife (she works at the firm).

Do you have a favourite family heirloom?
I wish!

What’s your favourite song of all time?
Shine by Take That. Love it, it makes me want to dance and smile.

What’s your favourite play?

Who’s your favourite movie star?
Tom Hanks.

What’s your favourite book?
Anything about Warren Buffett or Steve Jobs.

What book are you reading right now?
A biography of Warren Buffett.

What book do you wish you had written?
Harry Potter. It’s fantastic story that has evolved with its readership.

What’s the greatest invention of all time?
The Internet. I suspect the impact of it has only just begun.

Is there a sport that you wish you could play?
Football. Although, to be honest, any sport! I am rubbish at sport and I wish that was not the case.

Who inspires you in business?
Steve Jobs.

Dress up, dress down or somewhere in between?
Dress down.

Where do you go to relax?
In front of the TV at home or in the pub.

What country have you always wanted to visit?

Besides your phone, what do you always have with you?
My wallet.

What’s the best part about your job?
The people. I love our people.

What’s your favourite post-work tipple?
I am a lager man.

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?
Another lager and then a bottle of wine... far too often!