top of page

Jonathon Sylvester

Junior Barrister

Jono was admitted to the bar in March 2023. His university career resulted in impressive accolades recognising his impressive advocacy skills. Jono recieved awards for:

·         VUWLSS Thomas Prize for Best Speaker

·         Best Tutor Laws122 (2020)

·         NZ Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Winner

·         ICRC Asia Pacific International Humanitarian Law Moot Winner

·         Honourable Mention Claimant Memorandum in the Vis Moot 2020

He has focussed on international arbitration and environmental law, but welcomes a range of experience on the path to becoming an exceptional barrister. We at Rubicon Chambers are confident his career will be one to watch.

Jono joined Rubicon Chambers as a clerk in 2022, and assisted the senior barristers with a wide range of legal matters, including complex civil litigation, environmental law issues, and complex criminal cases. 

As a junior barrister, Jono is employed by Stephen and available for instructions in civil, criminal and RMA matters.

Jono Sylvester: TeamMember


PO Box 399



Jono Sylvester: Text
bottom of page