Jonathon in 60 seconds

Jonathon has extensive experience in banking, financial services and corporate insolvency litigation, fraud and commercial dispute resolution. He has acted for leading institutions, corporates and insolvency practitioners both domestically and internationally.

Jonathon is a banking, financial services and corporate insolvency litigation expert. He is dual-qualified having been admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales.

He advises a range of clients including leading financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and corporates on a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious matters. He has particular experience of advising on corporate insolvency litigation, commercial litigation, contractual disputes, fraud related matters, breach of director duty litigation, corporate restructuring, security enforcement and cross-border insolvency law.

Prior to joining HDY in December 2015, Jonathon practiced as an associate in the disputes resolution group at Linklaters LLP, London where he specialised in corporate insolvency, banking and financial services litigation. During his time in London he acted in a number of high profile and complex matters arising out of the global financial crisis in 2008. Jonathon has acted in matters before the UK Court of Appeal and UK Supreme Court.

He has produced a number of articles on insolvency, litigation and recovery matters.


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Industry associations

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
  • NSW Law Society
  • Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • ARITA Advanced Certificate in Insolvency

Jonathon's Recent Insights


  • 23 Mar 2016

It is an exciting time to be working in the financial services industry. Cognitive science, innovation and change are currently powerful forces in financial services, driving fundamental and perman...

The Review - Summer 2016

  • 02 Feb 2016

The last substantive reforms to Australia’s insolvency system arose out of the Harmer inquiry, which was conducted in the 1980s. Since then, the corporate world has become a lot more complica...