Jonathon is an experienced commercial litigator specialising in class actions and regulatory investigations. Jonathon’s class action experience has included financial services, torts and securities claims, acting for the big four banks, franchisees and ASX-listed companies. He has assisted ASX-listed clients and casinos in responding to notices from ASIC and AUSTRAC.

Along with a keen eye for detail and lateral thinking, Jonathon is experienced in managing large teams and delivering commercially-focussed outcomes for clients.

  • Acting for ANZ, OnePath and Zurich in defence of a class action in the Federal Court of Australia concerning the national sale of consumer credit insurance.
  • Acting for ANZ and Macquarie in defence of a class action in the Supreme Court of Victoria concerning the setting of interest rates on motor vehicle finance by car dealerships.
  • Acting for EML Payments Ltd in defence of a securities class action over alleged AML/CTF compliance issues relating to a wholly owned Irish subsidiary and earnings guidance misrepresentations.
  • Acting for casinos responding to various notices sent by AUSTRAC concerning their AML/CTF compliance.
  • Acting for ASX Ltd responding to ASIC in relation to the ASX CHESS replacement program.
Areas of Expertise
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Inquiries, Investigations + Prosecutions

Industry Representation
  • Financial Institutions + Services
  • Manufacturing + Consumer Goods
  • Professions + Business Services

Professional Affiliations
  • Law Institute of Victoria