With over 20 years’ experience, Jon specialises in issues relevant to licensed premises in New South Wales.
Jon has a significant liquor licensing practice and represents a wide range of industry clients on applications to the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority and defending prosecutions under the Liquor Act 2007 and Gaming Machines Act 2001.
He has extensive experience in property and commercial matters and is regularly involved in the sale, purchase, leasing or development of hotels and bottleshops (both freeholds and businesses), liquor licences and gaming assets in New South Wales.
In addressing local government issues, Jon has been involved in advising industry participants on development applications for licensed premises, preparing plans of management and successfully contesting Land and Environment Court proceedings.
Jon has also represented industry clients in proceedings before the Supreme Court of New South Wales, The Court of Appeal and the High Court of Australia.
Jon has provided technical advice to industry associations, organisations and individuals on a wide range of issues affecting licensed premises including the impact of legislative reforms.
Phone: 02 9236 8533