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Jonathan Chan

Fax +61.3.9205.2055
Mr. Chan is a lawyer in the litigation and dispute resolution group. He has experience in a range of disputes including contract, tort, arbitration and insurance matters. Mr. Chan also has experience in respect of banking and finance dispute resolution and professional negligence matters. He assists in providing advice to a number of major Australian banks, Australian and foreign companies, State Government agencies, insurers and not-for-profit organisations.

Professional Background

Mr. Chan joined K&L Gates as a graduate in 2016. He completed rotations in the Restructuring & Insolvency, Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Corporation & Transactional teams.

Since joining the Litigation & Dispute Resolution team, Mr. Chan has developed significant experience in large scale contractual disputes and negligence matters.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Acting for a publicly listed mining company in an international arbitration regarding a contractual dispute.
  • Acting for a major Australian bank in respect of enforcement of a contractual guarantee and code of banking practice issues.
  • Acting for plaintiffs and defendants in general commercial litigation matters across all Victorian jurisdictions.
  • Advising Westpac General Insurance, defending significant personal injury and public liability matters.
  • Assisting to provide advice to a Victorian State agency in respect of a dispute with an international IT service provider.
  • Assisting to provide advice to the Legal Practitioners Liability Committee, defending Victorian lawyers in professional negligence matters.
  • Assisting to provide advice to a major litigation funder in relation to the ASX listing rules. 
  • Assisting to provide advice to national building companies in relation to various proceedings in the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal with respect to disputes over the construction of residential properties.