Jonathon Ellis is an experienced disputes and regulatory investigations lawyer who has over 15 years’ experience in commercial dispute resolution issues, having worked on some of country’s most complex and high profile disputes.

His experience includes advising clients on major technology, defence and financial services disputes, anti-bribery and corruption law issues, the interpretation and administration of contracts, compliance with corporations laws, conducting investigations and responding to large regulatory investigations.

Jonathon has acted for clients in proceedings before the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia, Supreme Courts of New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria, as well as mediation, and other alternative dispute resolution processes. He also has extensive cross-border disputes experience involving jurisdictions including the USA, Guernsey, Jersey, Iceland, the BVI and Luxembourg.

Jonathon leads our Australian Defence and Aerospace practice regularly advising Australian and international defence contractors on both commercial and disputes matters.

In 2020 The Legal 500 listed Jonathon as a “Rising Star” in dispute resolution and he has been acknowledged as a "practitioner to note" for anti-bribery and corruption work and financial services disputes.