Jonathan Nyst

Criminal, Traffic & Corporate Regulatory Law, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Wills & Estates

A native of the Gold Coast and an Old Boy of The Southport School, Jonathan Nyst attained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the Griffith University in 2014, and was admitted to practice as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2015. He has a wealth of experience at all levels in the conduct of criminal and commercial litigation in all Queensland courts, as well as criminal litigation in the Local and District courts of New South Wales, and major consumer Law litigation in the Federal Court of Australia. He also has vast experience appearing in various tribunal hearings before bodies such as the CCC, ASIC, and ACIC, in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. In 2022, Jonathan was nationally recognised by Lawyers Weekly as Australia’s leading young criminal lawyer. In 2023 he was appointed to the Queensland Law Society’s Future Leaders Committee.   

Jonathan is also an award-winning songwriter and musician and provides entertainment law advice to the music industry in Queensland. Since 2016, he has served as a volunteer lawyer providing pro bono guidance and advice to the Griffith University Innocence Project.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
  • Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • Member of the Queensland Law Society
  • Queensland Law Society Future Leaders Committee
  • Griffith University Innocence Project Executive Committee member

2022 Winner (Crime) – Lawyer’s Weekly Australia 30 Under 30 Awards.

2021 Finalist (Crime) – Lawyer’s Weekly Australia 30 Under 30 Awards.

2020 Finalist (Crime) – Lawyer’s Weekly Australia 30 Under 30 Awards.

Volunteer Solicitor to the Griffith University Innocence Project

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