Jason was called to the Bar in 2019.
He has a broad general commercial practice, although undertakes criminal matters also.
Jason holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the Queensland University of Technology.
He appears in the Supreme and District Courts, the Federal Court of Australia, the Childrens Court of Queensland, the Magistrates Court and the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal regularly.
Jason acts and provides advice in matters involving bankruptcy and insolvency, contractual disputes, trusts, equity, restitution, corporations and company law, and competition and consumer law. He has represented (unled) clients at oral hearings with evidence and interlocutory applications, and at mediation.
His appellate experience extends to having appeared led in the Court of Appeal for the successful appellant in a significant contractual dispute, and subsequently in a special leave application to the High Court of Australia which was successfully resisted: Allen v G Developments Pty Ltd  QCA 287; G v Developments Pty Ltd  HCA Trans 74, 5 June 2020.
In criminal law he has appeared for both the prosecution and defence on numerous serious criminal matters including trials, sentences, applications and committal hearings with evidence (including for a murder).
Prior to being called to the Bar, Jason practised as a senior solicitor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions and Legal Aid Queensland, having carriage of high profile and complex criminal prosecutions.
In 2013 he was the Associate to his Honour Judge David Searles of the District Court and Planning & Environment Court of Queensland.
Jason is a member of LawRight (formerly QPILCH) and undertakes pro bono work, including judicial review and administrative law matters.
He is a law reporter and reports on commercial, criminal and administrative cases for The Queensland Reports.
– Administrative & Public Law
– Bankruptcy & Insolvency
– Building & Construction
– Civil Confiscation of Criminal Profits
– Commissions of Inquiry
– Planning & Environment
– Personal Injury
– Professional Discipline