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Jason is widely regarded as one of Australia's leading class action, corporate regulatory and product liability specialists. He has over 20 years of litigation experience and has defended the largest class action litigation (particularly shareholder claims), regulatory investigations and prosecutions and corporate distress liability issues in the Australian market.

Jason has also acted in the majority of Australia's largest class actions, including major securities and product liability litigation. He lead the defence of one of Australia's largest ever product liability class action trials and acted for the defendant in the seminal Australian decision on third party litigation funding in Australia – Fostif.  

Regularly called upon by the press to comment on class actions issues, Jason is co-author of the leading class actions text book in the country, "Class Actions in Australia".