With over 30 years’ experience in Chartered accounting firms and upwards of 1,100 corporate appointments, Jonathan Paul McLeod is a leading figure in the Brisbane insolvency industry. The head of his own company, Jonathan established McLeod and Partners almost 12 years ago. Over that time, he has overseen a wide variety of appointments including voluntary administrations, liquidations and receiverships.
Jonathan began his career as a graduate accountant at Ernst and Young Brisbane in 1986, working his way up until a promotion to Business Unit Director in 2002 at Deloitte with placements both in Sydney and Brisbane. Almost 20 years within large corporations gave Jonathan vital expertise to then found his own professional insolvency firm in 2005.
He has amassed a wide variety of experience in many different sectors, including property development and building, aviation, transport, private investment schemes, labour hire and professional practices. These many clients and situations have given Jonathan an invaluable skill set to find the best outcome for all stakeholders.
In a lot of cases, it’s not only his skills that have been praised as “exemplary and comparable to the best insolvency practitioners,” but also his character. Jonathan has established a name for himself within the industry founded on his commitment to complete honesty and candour to communication. Described by a prominent Brisbane commercial lawyer, “there has never been an occasion in any of my dealings with Mr McLeod where I have been unable to answer a client query through any lack of communication from Mr McLeod.”
A unique approach focusses on Jonathan taking a hands-on role for every appointment, leaving no stone unturned to ensure value for money results. This ethos is reflected in the words of his clients, including a notable Brisbane solicitor:
“Jonathan has great technical knowledge and good detail orientation, as a result, he and his team provide great outcomes for clients who find themselves in varying levels of financial difficulty and turmoil.”
Not without the qualifications behind his formidable track record, he is also as an Official and Registered liquidator and finds himself a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), Member of Association of Independent Insolvency Practitioners (AIIP) and a Professional Member of Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround association.
A Brisbane local, Jonathan Paul McLeod graduated from Brisbane Boys College, going on to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Business at QUT. Outside of his busy schedule, Jonathan enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle with interests in swimming, rugby, rowing and surf lifesaving stemming from his schoolboy days. On top of all this Jonathan is a family man, with four children in school and even a bit of time for his classic cars.