Jon Baker is a senior associate in the Litigation Practice Group. He has broad experience in complex litigation/disputes and regulatory investigations. He has acted for Australian, overseas and multinational corporations, including the majority of the corporations in ASX’s 20 top market capitalised index.
Jon Baker’s practice focuses on commercial, administrative and regulatory dispute resolution and litigation.
Jon has significant experience across the entire spectrum of litigation work, including providing informal and formal legal advice, instructing counsel, and appearing for clients in various Australian state and territory courts as well as the federal courts.
He has particular experience advising on Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) disputes and applications; Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) facing disputes and compliance advice; corporate insolvency; administrative law; and commissions of inquiry.
Several of Jon’s cases have set legal precedent and are reported in authorised law reports, or are cited in leading legal commentaries.
Jon’s abilities as a litigator have been praised by a leading Australian commercial law barrister, who noted “[…] [p]ut simply, I am very impressed with Jon. He clearly [has] a detailed mastery of the documents and the legal arguments. He is an excellent communicator, both written and oral. [Jon] turns matters on a very timely basis, and his product is always first class.”
Key Areas of Practice
Overview of Experience
Select General Commercial Disputes
Select Competition and Consumer Law Matters
Select Corporations Disputes and Corporations Act Matters
Select Administrative Law Matters
Select Investigations, Commissions and Parliamentary Inquiries Matters
Select Corporate Insolvency and Financial Services Litigation Matters
Select Construction Disputes Matters