Jon is a highly experienced Principal Lawyer in our Commercial team with particular expertise in public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, equity capital raisings, joint ventures, employee share schemes and general corporate advice both in Australia and the UK.

Jon has considerable experience in handling large cross border and domestic transactions for corporate clients and private equity funds, managing all aspects including deal structuring, due diligence investigations and documenting commercial arrangements.

Jon’s previous roles have included being a partner at Allion Partners and Holding Redlich as well as UK firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner).  Jon has also previously been a director at PwC.

“I believe in developing long term relationships with clients where I can provide pragmatic and commercial advice based on my many years of experience.”

Significant matters

Acting for various ASX listed companies on their equity capital raisings, corporate governance and compliance issues.

Acting for Mitolo Group on the purchase of certain agribusiness assets from the receivers of the Oakville Group.

Acting for the receivers of the Marcs and David Lawrence brands on their sale of certain assets to Myer.

Acting for Risq Group on the sale of their screening business to US corporate Sterling Inc.

Acting for the shareholders of AudioExtra on the sell down of their equity to a Japanese conglomerate.

Bachelor of Arts (Economics), University of Cape Town

Bachelor of Laws, University of Cape Town

Admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales

Admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Member, Law Society of New South Wales

  • Private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance advice
  • Fund raising advice
  • Corporate governance
  • General corporate advice
  • Equity Capital Raising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Employee share schemes

related contacts

Racha Abboud NSW
Tony Clarke NSW
Tim Edwards NSW
David Heidtman NSW
Rita Khodeir NSW
Chelyn Murphy NSW
Greg Peach NSW