David Jones


D   08 9220 0425
M   0413 303 601
E   davidjones@francisburt.com.au

Year of election to the Bar:
2016

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AREAS OF PRACTICE

CIVIL

Arbitration and mediation
Arbitrators and mediators

Commercial
Appeals
Bankruptcy
Building and construction
Construction and engineering
Consumer protection law
Contractual disputes
Corporate insolvency
Corporations law
Equity
Insurance
Landlord and tenant
Partnership disputes
Professional liability
Real property
Restraint of trade
Telecommunications and broadcasting
Transport law – admiralty/aviation/maritime  
Trusts

Defamation

Industrial and employment
Discrimination
Employment contracts and restraint of trade
Public sector appeals

Tax and revenue
Goods and services tax
Income tax

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence
 

CRIMINAL

State offences
Crimes against the person
Drugs
Financial crime
Fraud
Money laundering
White collar and corporate crime

Commissions and other inquiries  
Crime and corruption commission  
Australian crime authority

Commonwealth offences
Crimes against the person
Financial crime
Fraud
White collar and corporate crime

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
Environmental and planning offences

 

FAMILY

Arbitration and collaboration

Family & de facto
Collaborative

Mediation and alternative dispute resolution  

Restraining orders

 

PUBLIC

Constitutional law

Environment and planning
Environmental and planning offences
Local government
Merit appeals

Public and administrative
Civil and human rights
Customs
Disciplinary proceedings
Discrimination
Judicial review and administrative law
Merits Review
 

SUCCESSION

Wills and estates
Guardianship
 

PROFILE

David Jones practises in commercial law, public law and criminal law. 

David graduated in science from the University of Western Australia and classical performance from the Conservatorium of Music before completing a Juris Doctor, graduating with first class merit honours.  He was articled to the State Solicitor of Western Australia and spent seven years providing advice and representation on complex and contentious commercial and public law matters before being called to the Bar.

David’s practice spans a broad range of legal areas including insolvency, defamation, property, administrative law and regulatory prosecutions. Known for providing commercially sensitive, nuanced advice, David regularly represents major corporate entities.

David is a qualified mediator.


Qualifications

Date of admission: 2010

Qualifications: BSc (WAust), ADPA (WAAPA), JD (Hons) (Murd)

 

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