Full Name: Jonathan L Evans
Phone:+61 3 9225 8690
Secretary:+61 3 9225 6059
Chambers: Lonsdale Chambers
Room: 0505
Date of Admission: 7 Apr 1997
Called to the Bar: 27 May 1999
Qualifications: LL.B. (Hons), B.A. (Hons)


Jonathan Evans was admitted to practice in 1997 and signed the Bar Roll in May 1999. Before becoming a barrister, he was a commercial litigation solicitor with Deacons Graham & James (now Norton Rose Fullbright).

At the Bar, Jonathan has had a wide practice covering most areas of commercial law, and appearances in all jurisdictions, both on his own and as junior counsel, including in complex commercial cases and appeals. He recently acted as junior counsel for one of the defendants in the Great Southern group proceedings, the trial of which ran for 90 days in the Supreme Court of Victoria. His main areas of practice are insolvency, corporations law, banking and finance, trusts and property law.

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Areas of Practice

Common Law/Personal Injury

  • Professional Negligence


  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Competition
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations Law
  • Insurance
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Property
  • Securities and Investments


  • Appellate
  • Real Property
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Probate

Also Entitled to Practise in

  • High Court of Australia
  • Western Australia

Committee Memberships

  • Supreme Court - Corporations & Commercial Court Users' Group

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