Jason has been advising businesses for nearly 20 years and in that time has encountered most legal issues that commercial clients face over their journey.

Jason has been involved in hundreds of commercial transactions including assisting clients in the selling and purchasing businesses, helping joint owners part ways and restructure their businesses, commercial and retail leases, and to protect commercial property and stock under the personal property securities law.

Jason has experience in assisting clients borrow money and dealing with their banks security documentation.

"Clients can rely on me to give them honest and down to earth advice with practical solutions to deal with the matter at hand.”

Significant matters

Victorian manufacturer – guiding the client through the due diligence process and negotiating commercial terms for the sale of its businesses to Grunfos, a global pump manufacturer.

Global equipment hire business – assisted in retiring a multimillion dollar equipment funding agreement with GE in circumstances where a default was alleged and enforcement action was pending.

Aged care business – advised on the restructuring of finance arrangements of a $35,000,000 loan facility to fund a shareholder departure.

Australian manufacturer – defended client against significant preferential payment claims and related retention of title rights for their stock against a liquidator. The result was that the majority of outstanding payments for stock was received and the preferential payment claims were not pursued.

Divadeus Pty Ltd – commenced successful proceedings against the Victorian WorkCover Authority in relation to a premium industry classification in the Victorian Supreme Court.

Bachelor of Legal Studies, La Trobe University

Bachelor of Laws, La Trobe University

Member, Law Institute of Victoria

Member, Macpherson Kelley’s Professional Services Industry Group

Executive Committee Member, Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commerce

  • Banking and Finance Security
  • Buying/Selling Businesses
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Consumer Law
  • Corporate Structures and Restructures
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Distribution/Agency
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Personal Properties Securities (PPS)
  • Property Leasing
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
  • WorkCover Premium Classification Disputes

Presented Legalwise advanced Seminar on the Personal Property Securities Act in a sale of business transaction.

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Professional Services
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