Jesse winton


D   08 9220 0313
0412 039 519
E   jwinton@francisburt.com.au
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Year of election to the Bar:

2019

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Areas of practice

Civil

Arbitration and mediation
Domestic commercial arbitration
International commercial arbitration

Commercial
Appeals
Competition
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
Construction and engineering
Contractual disputes
Equity
Insurance
International commercial arbitration
Landlord and tenant
Mining and resources
Native title
Professional liability
Real property
Trusts

Defamation

Industrial and employment
Industrial disputes and statutory employment rights
Public sector appeals

Personal injuries
Appellate
Judicial review - motor accidents
Judicial review - workers compensation
Motor vehicles

Torts
Appellate
Intentional torts
Negligence
Professional negligence

Criminal

State offences
Crimes against the person
Drugs
Financial crimes
Fraud
Juvenile justice
Money laundering
Sexual assault
White collar and corporate crime

Commissions and other inquiries
Crime and corruption commission
Australian crime authority

Commonwealth offences
Extradition
Financial crime
Fraud
Money laundering
White collar and corporate crime

Coronial inquests

Regulatory offences
Workplace health and safety
Environmental and planning offences

White collar and corporate crime
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)


Family

Restraining orders

public

Constitutional law

Environment and planning
Compulsory acquisition of land compensation
Environmental and planning offences
Local government

Public and administrative
Civil and human rights
Confiscations (proceeds of crime)
Disciplinary proceedings
Extradition
Immigration law
Judicial review and administrative
Liquor licensing
Merits review
Native title
Privacy/freedom of information
Proceeds of crime

succession

Family provision act

Wills and estates
Wills
Estates
Contested probate

Profile

Jesse Winton is a commercial and public law barrister with a wide-ranging litigation practice. He specialises in administrative law, constitutional law, criminal law, and defamation.

Jesse has also appeared as counsel in an extensive range of contested matters, at trial and on appeal, including matters involving equity and trusts (particularly charitable trusts), contractual disputes, torts and personal injuries, coronial inquests, liquor licensing, professional disciplinary matters, criminal injuries compensation, and the restraint of vexatious litigants.

Prior to joining the Bar, Jesse practised at the State Solicitor’s Office, where he regularly appeared as counsel in most jurisdictions, including the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, Federal Court, District Court, Magistrates Court, Children's Court, Family Court, National Native Title Tribunal, State Administrative Tribunal, Coroner’s Court, and Liquor Commission.

Jesse holds a Bachelor of Arts (History/Politics) (Hons) from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Arts (Strategic Studies) (Hons) from the Australian National University, and a Juris Doctor (Hons) from the University of Melbourne.

He was the Legal Member of the Human Research Ethics Committee for Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital between 2014 and 2017.

Qualifications

Date of admission: 2013

Qualifications: BA(Hons), University of Notre Dame, Master of Arts, Australian National University, Juris Doctor (Hons), University of Melbourne

 

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