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Telephone: +61 3 9225 8690
Secretary:
Jane Francis 
+61 3 9225 6075
Email: jonathanevans@vicbar.com.au
Fax: +61 3 9670 5756

Clerk: Foley's List

Profile

Jonathan Evans was admitted to practice in 1997 and signed the Bar Roll in May 1999. Before becoming a barrister, he was a commercial litigation solicitor with Deacons Graham & James (now Norton Rose Fullbright).

 

At the Bar, Jonathan has had a wide practice covering most areas of commercial law, and appearances in all jurisdictions, both on his own and as junior counsel, including in complex commercial cases and appeals. He recently acted as junior counsel for one of the defendants in the Great Southern group proceedings, the trial of which ran for 90 days in the Supreme Court of Victoria. His main areas of practice are insolvency, corporations law, banking and finance, trusts and property law.

 

Victorian Bar Committee memberships

  • Supreme Court - Corporations & Commercial Court Users' Group

 

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

07 Apr 1997

 

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

27 May 1999

Appointed Silk:

22 November 2016

 

Qualifications:

LL.B. (Hons), B.A. (Hons)

 

Also entitled to practise in:

  • High Court of Australia

  • Western Australia

 

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.