Jonathan Evans QC
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Admitted:
7 Apr 1997
Bar:
27 May 1999
Silk:
22 Nov 2016
Location:
Room 1014, Lonsdale Chambers,
Level 10 460 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000
Call Foley’s on 03 9225 7777 to discuss availability
PROFILE

Jonathan has a broad range of experience in commercial litigation spanning more than 20 years, specialising particularly in insolvency, corporations, property and trust law. He also provides specialist advice in these areas. He has acted and continues to act for numerous administrators, receivers and liquidators in respect of complex administrations. He also regularly acts for family members in respect of intra-family financial disputes, both in a corporate and non-corporate context.

Jonathan has considerable trial and appellate experience, both on his own and with junior counsel assisting him. This includes numerous trials in excess of 15 days’ duration. In June 2018, he was named by Doyles Guide as a preeminent senior counsel in the category "Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Counsel". In June 2019, he was again named by Doyles Guide as a recommended senior counsel in the category “Leading Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel”.

Some of Jonathan’s recent cases which proceeded to judgment include:

JPA Finance Pty Ltd v Gordon Nominees Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 171

Marc & Adam Station Pier Pty Ltd v Schiavello Bros Properties Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 20

Snapper Holdings Pty Ltd v Lentini [2018] VSC 800

Fourniotis v Vallianatos [2018] VSC 369 

Shot One Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Day [2017] VSC 741 

Gippsreal Ltd v Ross [2017] VSCA 257

Business Service Brokers Pty Ltd v Beveridge [2017] VSCA 184 

Re Amerind Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2017] VSC 127 

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Appellate
Commercial Law
Common Law
Equity & Trusts

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Jonathan has a broad range of experience in commercial litigation spanning more than 20 years, specialising particularly in insolvency, corporations, property and trust law. He also provides specialist advice in these areas. He has acted and continues to act for numerous administrators, receivers and liquidators in respect of complex administrations. He also regularly acts for family members in respect of intra-family financial disputes, both in a corporate and non-corporate context.

Jonathan has considerable trial and appellate experience, both on his own and with junior counsel assisting him. This includes numerous trials in excess of 15 days’ duration. In June 2018, he was named by Doyles Guide as a preeminent senior counsel in the category "Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Senior Counsel". In June 2019, he was again named by Doyles Guide as a recommended senior counsel in the category “Leading Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel”.

Some of Jonathan’s recent cases which proceeded to judgment include:

JPA Finance Pty Ltd v Gordon Nominees Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 171

Marc & Adam Station Pier Pty Ltd v Schiavello Bros Properties Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 20

Snapper Holdings Pty Ltd v Lentini [2018] VSC 800

Fourniotis v Vallianatos [2018] VSC 369 

Shot One Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Day [2017] VSC 741 

Gippsreal Ltd v Ross [2017] VSCA 257

Business Service Brokers Pty Ltd v Beveridge [2017] VSCA 184 

Re Amerind Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2017] VSC 127 

 

Committee Memberships

  • (Member) Supreme Court - Corporations & Commercial Court Users' Group