Jonathan Chia

I am currently in my penultimate year of study and joined William Roberts in 2018. I have assisted in a variety of commercial matters including multi-party commercial litigation, insurance and insolvency matters.

Who I work with and what I do

I assist the Principal and Senior Associate with:

  • Drafting and preparing court documents;
  • Compiling and preparing Lists of Documents, tender bundles and briefs;
  • Compiling and preparing documents to be used in Supreme Court e-trials;
  • Conducting legal research and writing legal memos;
  • Drafting and proof-reading correspondence; and
  • Attending court to file and to note take during hearings, including for matters before the Federal Court of Australia and all QLD Courts

Where I studied

I am completing a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business, majoring in Finance, at the Queensland University of Technology. I anticipate graduating at the end of 2021, and to be admitted as a lawyer in 2022.

What I like to do

I enjoy playing sports including touch football, basketball and snowboarding. I also enjoy travelling and have travelled to Europe, Japan, Singapore and Korea. I have also travelled to Malaysia, where I was able to undertake an internship at a human rights non-government organisation while being able to explore the wonders of Malaysia.