Jonathon has more than 20 years’ experience in legal practice. He maintains a broad national practice encompassing advice and appearance work in high value commercial disputes and class actions, international arbitration, public law, regulatory matters and commissions of inquiry.
He is regularly retained by leading law firms and corporate clients to conduct cases throughout Australia at first instance and on appeal, and internationally, including in arbitrations seated in Singapore, London and New York. He is the current Vice President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA), the peak arbitral body in Australia. His arbitration expertise is also recognised in legal guides including Best Lawyers and Whos Who Legal 2020, in which he is described as a “energetic practitioner who pays close attention to detail" as well as being renowned for his "strong advocacy skills.”
Some of his previous and ongoing clients include BHP Billiton, Caterpillar, CSR, James Hardie, AGL, Allianz, McGrath Nicol, Korda Mentha, Chubb, Marsh, Vestas, Samsung, Kimberley Clarke, IOOF, NAB, KPMG, Patersons Securities, and Yara International. He also does a substantial amount of pro bono work for the Human Rights Law Centre.