Jack is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer with a particular focus on contractual disputes, debt recovery and enforcement, and insolvency.

He has extensive experience in acting for a range of plaintiff clients in all Victorian Courts, including the Magistrates’, County and Supreme Courts, but also in different jurisdictions, including New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

Jack has expertise in:

  • Debt recovery and enforcement proceedings;
  • Acting and appearing for creditors in corporate winding up proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria and personal bankruptcy proceedings in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia;
  • Acting for and advising clients on a wide array of corporate and personal insolvency matters, for example, advising insolvency practitioners (and clients facing claims from liquidators) on the merit/prospects of potential voidable transaction claims that can be brought;
  • Registration of (and subsequent enforcement of) foreign judgments in Australian Courts (both under the Foreign Judgments legislation and at common law)
  • Preparation of (and appearance in respect of) applications brought in the District Court of Queensland seeking default orders/declarations in the form of equitable relief (e.g. declaration of the existence of a charge over particular property in favour of a client); and
  • Motor vehicle damage claims (disputes involving both quantum and liability), acting for insurers on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.


Jack’s recent experience includes:

  • Assisting with the carriage of a matter for a Slovenian producer of electricity meters in registering a Slovenian judgment debt in the amount of about three million dollars in the Supreme Court of Victoria under the principles of the common law;
  • Assisting with the carriage of a matter for a trustee of husband and wife bankrupt estates involving various claims and applications under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth), including applications for the issue of arrest warrants of recalcitrant bankrupts under section 78(1)(f) of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) and an application to void various creditor defeating transfers under sections 121, 128B and 128C of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth);
  • Assisting with the carriage of a matter for a liquidator in respect of an application by the liquidated company’s shareholder to terminate the winding up pursuant to section 282 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), which resulted in orders entitling the liquidator client to retain $233,590.21 in funds from the company to account for the liquidator’s costs and remuneration;
  • Assisting with the carriage of a matter involving a client facing bankruptcy proceedings and imminent bankruptcy, which resulted in applications to set aside the relevant bankruptcy notice and underlying default judgment and which ultimately resulted in a favourable settlement outcome for our client;
  • Appearing for creditors in winding up application proceedings and bankruptcy proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria and Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, respectively; and
  • Appearing for and preparing the relevant application on behalf of a creditor client in the District Court of Queensland with respect to default orders/declarations for equitable relief in the form of establishing our client’s equitable mortgage/interest over certain property.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Monash University
  • Masters of Law Juris Doctor, Monash University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Practical Legal Training), Leo Cussen Centre for Law

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practise

  • Victoria
  • Federal jurisdictions

“I pride myself on my tireless work ethic and my scrupulous attention to detail. I understand that no matter how big or small each case or matter is, it is of the utmost importance to that particular client and so I always aim to work as hard as possible on each and every file to deliver the best possible outcomes.”