Jon Hunt

Partner

Professional biography

Clients instruct Jon in proceedings in the Federal and Supreme Courts, as well as in relation to examinations and investigations undertaken by liquidators, ASIC, ICAC and other regulatory bodies. The size of the claims defended by Jon range from low value claims to multi-million dollar actions.

Jon has acted on behalf of directors and officers from a wide range of industries, extending from mining companies to utility companies to Aboriginal Land Councils. Jon's extensive experience in PI matters has involved him acting on behalf of professionals from a broad range of disciplines, extending from accountants, financial advisers, liquidators and tax advisers to real estate agents and valuers to insurance and stock brokers. He has acted, both in a defence and monitoring capacity, in many class actions arising out of managed investment schemes, collapsed financial products and natural disasters.

Jon has a strong market standing and reputation, which is recognised in the high profile matters on which he is instructed. Jon is recognised by his clients and peers and was included in the 2015 - 2017 editions of Best Lawyers (Australia) for Insurance Law. He was also a finalist for Insurance Partner of the Year in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2016.

Jon's areas of expertise include:

  • professional indemnity;
  • directors' & officers' liability;
  • financial institutions; 
  • class actions; and
  • cyber risk.

Jon was admitted to practice in 2000 and joined Lander & Rogers in 2006.

Qualifications
BComm and LLB (First Class Hons) (University of Sydney)

Memberships

  • Australian Professional Indemnity Group
  • Australian Insurance Law Association

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