Jason Cornwall-Jones

Jason Cornwall-Jones

Partner based in Melbourne

Jason Cornwall-Jones

Jason Cornwall-Jones is a partner in our real estate practice

As a partner with almost 20 years' experience in commercial property, Jason has breadth and depth of experience in the acquisition, disposal, development and leasing of industrial, commercial and government properties.

Jason has a very strong market profile gained particularly through his work in the real estate development space. Jason has worked on some of the most significant property transactions in Melbourne. Examples include advising Melbourne City Council on the Queen Victoria Market $A250 million market redevelopment; acting for Australia Post in its joint venture with Cbus on the design, construction and leasing of the $400m plus new police headquarters at 311 Spencer Street, Melbourne; acting for Box Hill Institute on its campus modernisation project; acting for Capital Alliance Investment Group on its mixed use 100+ apartment, 200+ hotel room developments in Normanby Road, South Melbourne and Waterfront Way, Docklands; and acting for Brookfield/Cbus JV on the A$150 million residential development project of Brookfield's complex of properties adjoining the Pullman Hotel in East Melbourne.

Jason is a lead general real estate adviser to a number of Australia's household names, including Woolworths, Australia Post, Toll Logistics, CitiPower/Powercor and Airservices Australia.

Jason has been described as "responsive" in Legal 500 Asia Pacific and "very calm", "a leader in his field" and "incredibly pragmatic" by Acritas Stars Survey 2017. He is recognised as a recommended lawyer in real estate by Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Best Lawyers Australia and as a leading leasing lawyer in Doyle's Guide. He was also announced as winner of the Lawyers Weekly Real Estate Partner of the Year 2018.