Jon is a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution practice with extensive experience and a particular focus on litigating and resolving disputes in the property, construction, insurance, resources, and sport and leisure sectors.
Jon offers experience across a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including disputes related to contracts, trusts, shareholders, partnerships and joint ventures. Jon also has extensive experience advising professional service providers, insurers and professional bodies in relation to professional negligence claims, complaints, regulatory investigations and prosecutions. With a strong commercial grounding and a pragmatic manner, Jon partners with his clients to achieve the best possible strategic outcome for their business. Jon represents clients across a broad range of industries, including resources and energy, insurance, property, construction, hospitality, sport and leisure.
He is highly experienced in conducting litigation and advising clients in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Courts of Queensland, the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) as well as interstate Courts, including mining-related litigation in the Warden’s Court in Western Australia.
Jon has a keen interest in sports law, regularly acting for players, athletes, clubs and sporting bodies. Jon is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association, a member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee for Cycling Queensland, a mediator for the QSport dispute resolution service, a member of the National Sports Tribunal Legal Assistance Panel and a tribunal member for the National Basketball League Single Member Tribunal. Jon is also a member of the Australian Professional Indemnity Group.
Most recently, Jon was included in The Best Lawyers™ in Australia 2022-2023 editions in the field of Litigation.