Clerk: Foley's List
Jonathan has a broad range of trial and appellate experience in commercial litigation spanning more than 20 years, specialising particularly in insolvency, corporations, property and trust law. He also provides specialist advice in these areas. He has acted and continues to act for numerous administrators, receivers and liquidators in respect of complex administrations. He also regularly acts for family members in respect of intra-family financial disputes, both in a corporate and non-corporate context.
Jonathan has been named by Doyles Guide in 2018, 2019 and 2020 as a preeminent senior counsel in the category "Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Counsel - Victoria". In 2019 and 2020, he has also been named by Doyles Guide as a recommended senior counsel in the category “Leading Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel - Victoria”.
Some of Jonathan’s recent cases which proceeded to judgment include:
Bryant v Badenoch Integrated Logging Pty Ltd  FCA 713
Bryant v Bluewood Industries Pty Ltd  FCA 714
Bryant v Edenborn Pty Ltd  FCA 715
Owners Corporation No.1 of PS613436T v LU Simon Builders Pty Ltd (Lacrosse Cladding Case)  VCAT 286
Snapper Holdings Pty Ltd v Lentini  VSC 800
Fourniotis v Vallianatos (2018) 56 VR 85
Shot One Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Day  VSC 741
Gippsreal Ltd v Ross  VSCA 257
Business Service Brokers Pty Ltd v Beveridge  VSCA 184
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
22 November 2016
LL.B. (Hons), B.A. (Hons)
Also entitled to practise in:
High Court of Australia
Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.