Associate (B.Bus, LLB)
Jonathan is a commercial lawyer with expertise across a broad range of commercial, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his Law Degree, Jonathan holds tertiary qualifications in International Trade and Media Communications.
Jonathan advises clients on transactional, licencing and regulatory matters. His approachable style seeks to establish a client’s clear objectives and then work together to achieve those goals.
He has gained hands-on corporate experience in the entertainment industry over many years and has run his own business; so he is aware of the pressures and opportunities that business owners, clients working in the creative industries and start-ups face.
Jonathan commenced his legal a career in a national mid-tier firm in the Corporate/ Commercial (IP & IT) and Property practice areas before to joining Zervos Lawyers.
Prior to practising law, Jonathan amassed vast commercial experience as a Director of Marketing at Sony Music Australia, a policy adviser in the Victorian Government and as a small business owner in the entertainment industry.
Jonathan is also active in the Victorian contemporary music scene and is the Chair Person of not-for-profit youth music organisation The Push Incorporated.
He is admitted to practice as an Australian Lawyer in the Victorian Supreme Court and Federal Courts of Australia.
- Practice Areas
- General Commercial Law
- Sale of Business and Share Sale Agreements
- Trade Marks Registrations (Australian and International)
- Entertainment Production, Talent & Management Agreements
- Retail Leasing
- Real Estate transactions
- Intellectual Property – trade marks, copyright and designs issues and disputes
- Goods and Services/Supply Agreements
- Employment Law
- Subcontractor Agreements
- Liquor Licence and Planning Applications
- Loans Agreements and Reviews
- Commercial and Website Terms and Conditions and Policies
- Commercial Disputes
- Tender Applications
- Investigations; and
- Wills and Estates.
T: +61 3 9865 8900
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