Jonathon Wright

Jonathon Wright

Senior Associate

With nearly a decade of experience in personal injury law, Jonathon entered the field driven by a belief in the transformative impact compensation law can have on the lives of those who need it most.

Throughout his career, Jonathon has accumulated significant expertise representing clients under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld), with a notable focus on acting for WorkCover Queensland and large, self-insured entities. His specialization extends across the entire spectrum of workers’ compensation claims, encompassing statutory claims, pre-proceedings, and litigation.

Having started his career acting for defendants, Jonathon also successfully managed a substantial portfolio of personal injury claims under the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 and the Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994. His clientele includes both private entities and government clients, showcasing a comprehensive understanding of the legal nuances in these matters.

Motivated by a commitment to fairness and a dedication to levelling the playing field, Jonathon works to provide his clients every possible opportunity to maximize compensation outcomes. His decision to join Travis Schultz & Partners is rooted in the firm’s unique fee structure, ensuring clients leave with the peace of mind that they have received an equitable share of the settlement.

Moreover, Jonathon’s expertise is not limited to legal proceedings; he also shares his knowledge by presenting at industry seminars. His topics, such as an employer’s duty of care, considerations for flexible work arrangements, and managing contributory negligence, showcase his commitment to educating and advocating for a fair and safe work environment.

Renowned for his ability to thrive under pressure and act swiftly, Jonathon provides his clients with the assurance of having a composed, steadfast, and results-driven advocate by their side, striving for the most favourable outcomes.

Behind the scenes, Jon is a known Brisbane Lions Fan and loves spending time with his daughter!

Milestones, Qualifications & Awards

  • Admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia 2020
  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Queensland 2015

Community Roles

  • Affiliated with:
    • Queensland Law Society
    • Australian Insurance Law Association
    • Young Insurance Professionals Society