Jonathan Wyatt is a Partner in the Insurance team at Kennedys in Perth with more than 25 years’ experience in insurance and marine matters. Jonathan is regarded as one of the leading lawyers in WA specialising in professional indemnity and D&O liability, as well as first party property, liability, marine insurance matters and subrogated recovery actions.
Jonathan represents clients in international and domestic shipping disputes. He acts for a number of international insurers (including P&I clubs), Australian insurers, ship owners, ports, charterers and commodity exporters.
Jonathan acts for a number of local government and government entities in a variety of disputes and investigations. He also advises clients on regulatory investigations and submission preparations within the financial services and local government matters. Jonathan works with clients in a range of sectors to build organisation-wide resilience.
Jonathan is qualified in Australia, Hong Kong and England & Wales. He has wide international experience and has handled cases in the English and Hong Kong courts, as well as in the High Court of Australia, Federal Court of Australia and the Supreme Court of WA. He has also handled arbitrations in Australia, London, Singapore, Hong Kong and China.