Jon is a lawyer in Slater and Gordon’s Class Actions team, specialising in commercial and consumer class actions.
Jon has extensive experience working across numerous jurisdictions on a wide variety of complex civil disputes, including class actions, professional negligence, contract, Australian Consumer Law and employment law disputes.
Jon commenced his legal career in the Commercial Litigation group of top-tier law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons), and has also worked in community legal services, providing access to justice to vulnerable and marginalised clients.
Jon attained First Class Honours in Law at the University of Tasmania and was awarded numerous academic prizes, including the prestigious Dobson, Mitchell & Allport Prize for excellence in commercial law for the student with the best aggregate result in four commercial law units. He also holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours, majoring in Psychology.
Throughout his legal career Jon has pursued a strong commitment to social justice, working on a multitude of pro bono matters representing disadvantaged clients. He is an active member of Slater and Gordon’s Pro Bono Committee.
Professional Qualifications and Admissions
- 2006 - Admitted, Supreme Court of Victoria
- 2006 - Admitted, High Court of Australia
- Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Tasmania
- 2016 - Present, Slater and Gordon
Memberships and Associations
- Law Institute of Victoria