Jonathon Lean
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Jonathon Lean

Principal Lawyer

  • Areas of Law Business Law , Litigation , Aged Care Royal Commission , Crisis Support , Alternative Dispute Resolution , Dispute Resolution
  • Qualifications LLB, BSc

Jonathon Lean is a Principal Lawyer at Aitken Partners with a focus on dispute resolution and commercial advice.

He has worked for ASX listed companies and large private companies, successfully advising clients on:

  • Corporations Law
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Injunctions & Freezing Orders
  • Insurance Law
  • Privacy Law
  • OH&S Law
  • Food Law
  • Fraud
Recent Experience
  • Advising on professional negligence litigation against an insurance broker and insurer for damages in excess of $15m.
  • Administrative review in VCAT of Earth Resources Regulations to issue non-compliance notifications under Section 110 of the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Act.
  • Administrative review of determinations by the Victorian Workcover Authority under Section 85 of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act.
  • Administrative review of premium notices under Section 478 of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act.
  • Advising and negotiating international trade agreements involving Australian, Chinese and Italian businesses involved in premium brands of the automotive trade.
  • Negotiating a share sale agreement from non-disclosure through to due diligence and the completion of the transaction.
  • Advising on litigation involving directors’ duties breaches and conflicts of interest.
Dedicated Expertise
  • Detailed understanding of the WorkCover Act
  • Advising on administrative reviews, admin law, merits and judicial reviews.
Relaxation
  • Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Cycling
  • Rock Climbing
Awards/Memberships
  • Finalist in Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards (2017)