Jonathan Forbes

Head of financial practice

“I am a class action lawyer specializing in complex litigation, white collar crimes, crisis management, regulatory investigations and prosecutions. 

Jonathan acts on behalf of plaintiffs in a wide variety of proceedings relating to financial services and securities, consumer law violations, technology law issues, intellectual property law, price-fixing and other competition law disputes, and product liability litigation, among other matters. He provides a laser focused approach to investigation, case development and strategic drafting at all stages of a class action file providing the need legal advice to individuals, consumers, bands and public interest groups regarding their statutory, constitutional and common-law rights. The bulk of Jonathan’s client originate usually from the banking and financial services sectors where he has gained notable experience over recent years working within London and Australia where he applied his strategic approach at all stages of the class action proceedings. 

Academic Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) Australian National University 1994-1998
Juris Doctor (J.D) University of Melbourne 1998-2001

Bar Admission

Supreme court of Victoria 2003  

Professional Qualification

Admitted at Ashurst Australia 2003-2006
Admitted at Allen &Overy 2006-2013
Admitted at bird & bird 2013-2015
Admitted at Bf Solution 2015