JASON KORKE

Bar Roll – 1 May 2014   

Phone – 03 9225 7333
Email – jasonkorke@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – 419b, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne

JASON KORKE

Bar Roll – 1 May 2014   

Phone – 03 9225 7333
Email – jasonkorke@vicbar.com.au
Chamber – 419b, Owen Dixon Chambers East, 205 William Street, Melbourne

Area of Law

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Law
  • Crimes/Family Violence/Interv. Orders
  • Criminal Law
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Family Law (Including Defacto)
  • Mediation
  • Mediation : Accredited Mediator
  • Probate/Wills/Family Provision

About

Jason has a broad commercial and family law practice. He also appears in criminal matters including matters prosecuted by local councils and other authorities.

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He is a thoughtful and considerate communicator who adjusts his approach to suit the needs of each client and is able to give proper care both to the pragmatic considerations and the human element of each brief.

He appears regularly in Victorian and Federal courts and tribunals, and has successfully represented clients in complex trials in commercial and family law matters.

Jason is currently a Chair of the Medicines Australia Code of Conduct Committee, and a Chair of the Medical Technology Association of Australia Code Monitoring Committee. He regularly presents seminars for industry on compliance with therapeutic goods regulation.

Family law

Jason appears regularly at Dandenong and Melbourne and in regional areas. His work in family law defended hearings has included matters involving serious allegations of child abuse, and the examination of vulnerable and sensitive witnesses. He has experience with airport watch list applications, parenting cases where a “no contact” outcome is sought by a party, and complex property disputes. He has also appeared as counsel for the Independent Children’s Lawyer, and has a committed focus on the best interests of children in all matters involving children.

Jason also appears in intervention order matters, primarily for family law clients.

Civil and commercial law

Jason has worked in a range of civil and commercial matters including:

  • contractual disputes
  • debts and related disputes including execution of judgment debts
  • consumer credit contracts including recovery of security
  • urgent interlocutory applications
  • consumer and competition law matters
  • employment law matters inlcuding adverse action claims
  • property disputes, including residential and retail leases

 

Criminal law

Jason has appeared in a range of criminal matters including cases involving charges related to domestic violence, and prosecutions by non-police authorities such as the ATO and local government authorities.

Mediation

Jason is a Nationally Accredited Mediator and brings the full range of his experience to mediating disputes of all kinds, particularly complex commercial or consumer law matters, and matters where scientific and medical material is involved.

Professional background

Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from Monash University in 2000. He has extensive experience in a number of distinct areas, including advertising and therapeutic goods regulation, and regularly presents training seminars on advertising for attendees such as in-house lawyers and regulatory affairs professionals. He readily deals with complex evidence such as scientific, medical, and technical material, including clinical trials and expert reports.

He has considerable hands-on business experience, including as a Brand Manager for a FMCG brand in the therapeutic goods sector.

From 2006 to 2014 Jason was the independent Chairman of the Complaints Resolution Panel, a statutory body dealing with complaints about therapeutic goods advertising under the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990.

Jason accepts pro bono work through Justice Connect.

 

From 01 May 2014, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards legislation.

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