“Jordan is a Senior Associate who specialises in complex commercial, banking and financial services, and insolvency disputes and has wide-ranging experience acting for domestic and international clients in both the UK and Australia.”
Prior to joining Cooke, Young & Keidan in September 2022, Jordan was a Senior Associate in the dispute resolution group of one of Australia’s preeminent top-tier law firms, where his commercial disputes and litigation practice focused on insolvency. He has particular experience acting for receivers, administrators and liquidators of private, public and listed companies. His experience also encompasses acting for banks, investment funds and companies in the enforcement of their securities including with respect to commercial and residential property, mining and other commercial assets.
Jordan has acted for clients in respect of high value proceedings in the Commercial Court, as well as in various superior Australian courts, including the Supreme Courts of Queensland and New South Wales (among others), and the Federal Court of Australia. Jordan also frequently represents clients in mediation and other forms of ADR.
Jordan has experience acting for clients in the defence of class action proceedings, and acting for plaintiffs in respect of large-scale litigation funded claims. Jordan also has experience acting for clients in relation to regulatory investigations and inquiries, and conducting debt recovery and winding up matters.
Jordan studied law at Queensland University of Technology in Australia where he graduated with First Class Honours. Following his admission as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2017, Jordan practiced and gained experience at leading national and international Australian law firms.
Jordan has volunteered for a number of pro bono causes in Australia, including legal self-representation services, homeless persons legal clinics and most recently, at a refugee and immigration legal service.
Jordan is a member of the Queensland Law Society in Australia.
Cases of Note
Re Samgris Resources Pty Ltd (in liquidation)  QSC 126: acting for Australian liquidator in successfully obtaining special leave to distribute a surplus in liquidation, including novel orders under the Australian corporations legislation providing that the liquidators were justified in not taking any steps in proceedings commenced outside of Australia.
Acting for major gambling company in defence of a complex liquidator claim in the Federal Court of Australia for damages and recovery of company funds, including issues of director fraud, breaches of director’s duties and anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing compliance.
Acting for the administrators and liquidators of the RCR Tomlinson Group in relation to its solar energy subsidiary (formerly Australia’s largest solar energy EPC contractor), including with respect to disputes arising from the ongoing management of 12 large-scale commercial solar farm projects.
Acting for the administrators and liquidators of the Rubicor Group, formerly one of Australia’s largest recruitment and human resources providers, including with respect to proposed deeds of company arrangement, asset realisation, and successful unfair preference claims.
Acting for major Chinese State-owned capital fund in relation to enforcement of securities and resulting disputes concerning Australian property development investment exposure.
Acting for asset manager and investment bank in successfully obtaining urgent orders for the reinstatement of a deregistered company in the Supreme Court of Queensland for the purpose of effecting the removal of a South Korean aircraft mortgage registration, necessary to facilitate the completion of a $40million aircraft sale.