Jordan Schulz
Admitted:
13 Apr 2010
Bar:
4 May 2017
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PROFILE

Jordan is a commercial barrister regularly appearing in all Victorian and Federal courts and tribunals. Whilst his practice has developed a focus on corporations law, corporate insolvency and bankruptcy law, Jordan accepts briefs to appear and advise in all general commercial matters.  

Since coming to the bar Jordan’s trial experience has included: 

  • Trustee of the Bankrupt Estate of Karas v Meletsis et al VID1279/2017 (led by Michael Galvin QC, pending trust and mortgage dispute, in Federal Court)  
  • Altus Developments Pty Ltd v ZenInvest Pty Ltd S ECI 2018 02193 (led by Peter Fary, pending estate agency contract dispute, in Supreme Court);
  • ZenInvest Pty Ltd v Altus Developments Pty Ltd S ECI 2018 01194 (led by Peter Fary,  winding up application in Supreme Court, appeal pending);
  • ZenInvest Pty Ltd v Altus Developments Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 363 (led by Peter Fary, opposition to application for leave under s 459S of Corporations Act 2001 to dispute debt underlying a statutory demand, in Supreme Court). 
  • Odel Investments Pty Ltd v Trustee of the Property of Meletsis VID1083/2016 (led by Peter Fary, bankruptcy dispute relating to property bankrupt held as trustee, settled just before trial commenced in Federal Court)
  • Robot Trading Co Pty Ltd v Brooks H10278121 (unled, enforceability of director’s guarantee of company account, in Magistrates’ court) 

Before coming to the bar Jordan was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Sifris of the Supreme Court of Victoria, where he assisted in the management of the Corporations List of the Commercial Court. In this role Jordan worked on a broad range of commercial disputes, including trials involving breach of director's dutiesshareholder oppressionderivative action, unreasonable director-related transactionsbreach of trust and fiduciary duty, contracts of guaranteereal property disputes, and the provision of judicial advice to liquidators.

With a further five years' experience as a solicitor-advocate gained prior to coming to the bar, Jordan has significant experience appearing as an advocate in court. He maintains a criminal law practice focused on Corporations Act offences and white-collar crime. He has also developed a regulatory law practice, having successfully defended company directors subject to ASIC disciplinary investigations.

Jordan read with Peter Fary, his senior mentor is Jonathan Evans QC, and he is a member of Lonsdale Chambers.

Professional Memberships:

Jordan is a member of the Australia Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) and has completed ARITA's Advanced Certification in Insolvency Law. 

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
Commercial Law
Criminal Law
Equity & Trusts
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
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Jordan is a commercial barrister regularly appearing in all Victorian and Federal courts and tribunals. Whilst his practice has developed a focus on corporations law, corporate insolvency and bankruptcy law, Jordan accepts briefs to appear and advise in all general commercial matters.  

Since coming to the bar Jordan’s trial experience has included: 

  • Trustee of the Bankrupt Estate of Karas v Meletsis et al VID1279/2017 (led by Michael Galvin QC, pending trust and mortgage dispute, in Federal Court)  
  • Altus Developments Pty Ltd v ZenInvest Pty Ltd S ECI 2018 02193 (led by Peter Fary, pending estate agency contract dispute, in Supreme Court);
  • ZenInvest Pty Ltd v Altus Developments Pty Ltd S ECI 2018 01194 (led by Peter Fary,  winding up application in Supreme Court, appeal pending);
  • ZenInvest Pty Ltd v Altus Developments Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 363 (led by Peter Fary, opposition to application for leave under s 459S of Corporations Act 2001 to dispute debt underlying a statutory demand, in Supreme Court). 
  • Odel Investments Pty Ltd v Trustee of the Property of Meletsis VID1083/2016 (led by Peter Fary, bankruptcy dispute relating to property bankrupt held as trustee, settled just before trial commenced in Federal Court)
  • Robot Trading Co Pty Ltd v Brooks H10278121 (unled, enforceability of director’s guarantee of company account, in Magistrates’ court) 

Before coming to the bar Jordan was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Sifris of the Supreme Court of Victoria, where he assisted in the management of the Corporations List of the Commercial Court. In this role Jordan worked on a broad range of commercial disputes, including trials involving breach of director's dutiesshareholder oppressionderivative action, unreasonable director-related transactionsbreach of trust and fiduciary duty, contracts of guaranteereal property disputes, and the provision of judicial advice to liquidators.

With a further five years' experience as a solicitor-advocate gained prior to coming to the bar, Jordan has significant experience appearing as an advocate in court. He maintains a criminal law practice focused on Corporations Act offences and white-collar crime. He has also developed a regulatory law practice, having successfully defended company directors subject to ASIC disciplinary investigations.

Jordan read with Peter Fary, his senior mentor is Jonathan Evans QC, and he is a member of Lonsdale Chambers.

Professional Memberships:

Jordan is a member of the Australia Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) and has completed ARITA's Advanced Certification in Insolvency Law.