Jonathon is a Special Counsel in the Sydney Corporate and Commercial team. He has over 15 years’ transactional and advisory experience specialising in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, shareholder arrangements and corporate governance. Prior to commencing at Hall & Wilcox, he was a senior associate with a leading international law firm.

Jonathon’s transactional experience has extended to working with clients across a broad spectrum of industries including banking and financial services, insurance, technology and telecommunications with his clients ranging from institutional investors, insurers, banks and private equity firms.

Jonathon has advised clients on an extensive range of transactions and has particular expertise in preparing the necessary documentation to implement mergers & acquisitions, capital raisings, joint ventures, shareholder agreements and restructurings.

Jonathon previously worked in London for over 10 years with a number of firms including Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and King & Wood Mallesons (as it is now known). His practice in the United Kingdom focused on cross-border mergers and acquisitions (public and private), securities offers and joint ventures.

  • acting for funds managed by a private equity firm on the sale of their interests in a group specialising in permanent access solutions to a Stockholm NASDAQ-listed supplier of access solutions to the industrial and construction sectors
  • acting for one of the founders of a leading provider of talent management software with offices in Australia, Asia, Europe and US in connection with the acquisition by a global investment firm
  • acting for numerous entities in the technology sector in respect of their seed, Series A or Series B capital raisings