Senior Associate, Auckland

Jonathan Schwarcz

Jonathan Schwarcz


Jonathan specialises in debt recovery, insolvency matters, construction and general commercial disputes.  Jonathan was admitted in New Zealand in 2012, and is also admitted to practice in New South Wales, where he worked in the litigation team of a major Australian law firm.  He has a particular interest in cross-border litigation and is the co-author of the New Zealand chapter of International Execution against Judgment Debtors.

  • Member of Restructuring and Insolvency & Turnaround Association New Zealand Incorporated
  • Member of the Society of Construction Law

Work highlights

Acting for a non-governmental organisation

participating in the Australian Royal Commission into Childhood Sexual Abuse

Acting for the plaintiff

in significant proceedings in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court relating to personal insolvency and the operation of trusts

Acting for financial institutions

to enforce loan and guarantee obligations

Advising a major bank

in relation to regulatory compliance issues and consumer law disputes

Acting for the Accident Compensation Corporation

in various review and appeal proceedings

Acting for a local authority

in relation to a high-value property dispute

Alternate contacts

David Broadmore

Partner, Auckland

David specialises in commercial litigation. He has over 17 years' experience in resolving banking and finance, insolvency, insurance, …

  • DDI +64 9 358 7010
  • M +64 21 022 72994


Luke Sizer

Senior Associate, Auckland

Luke specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration.  He regularly acts on matters involving complex corporate fraud, insolvency,…

  • DDI +64 9 363 1036
  • M +64 27 297 0374