Daniel Johnston

Legal Practitioner Director


  • LLB
  • GDLP


  • Insolvency
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Debt Recovery
  • Employment and Industrial Relations


  • Advised and acted for Plaintiffs and Defendants in various large complex commercial litigation involving multimillion dollar claims and large volume debt recovery claims.


  • Queensland Law Society
  • Australian Institute of Credit Management
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association.

About Daniel

Dan is currently an Legal Practitioner Director at JHK Legal and has over 10 years’ experience working at a variety of commercial law firms. Throughout his career Dan has assisted clients with commercial litigation, debt recovery, insolvency and employment law matters.

Daniel always strives to achieve the best results for his clients regardless of the challenge that contentious matters can present.

Dan has worked with clients ranging from small to medium enterprises, blue chip clients, insolvency practitioners (both corporate and personal), bankrupts, mercantile agents, creditors, debtors, employees and employers.

More recently, Dan has worked on numerous matters in both Federal and State Courts including (but not limited to) resisting claims made for and against Insolvency Practitioners, Australian Consumer Law claims, summary judgement and strike out applications, and appeals in the District and Supreme Court of Queensland.

Dan is an excellent communicator, he is approachable, and he takes pride in actively listening to his clients, so that he can provide comprehensive, pragmatic and commercial advice that is tailored to his clients’ individual needs. Daniel always strives to achieve positive results for his clients regardless of the challenge that commercial litigation can present.

Dan has practised in Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, and the Northern Territory and currently holds a practicing certificate in Queensland. Dan is also admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland and to the High Court of Australia.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Outside of the law Dan likes to travel, is an avid rugby, and cricket supporter and enjoys spending time with his family and friends.