Full Name: Ms Jaclyn M Lontos
Mobile: 03 9225 7777
Date of Admission: 20 Oct 2009
Called to the Bar: 16 May 2013
Qualifications: LLB (Hons) BSc (Hons)
Previous Occupation: Solicitor, Mallesons Stephen Jaques; Associate to Justice Jessup, Federal Court of Australia


Jaclyn Lontos is currently on extended leave. Jaclyn Lontos practices in commercial and common law litigation, and has appeared in the Magistrates' Court, County Court and Supreme Court of Victoria.

Before coming to the Bar, Jaclyn was the Associate to the Honourable Justice Jessup of the Federal Court of Australia for eighteen months, and a solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques, where she practiced in the dispute resolution and property and construction groups.

Jaclyn has completed a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of Science with Honours at Monash University. She completed her Science honours thesis in the field of psychology/psychopharmacology, and in her Law degree she was awarded the Thomson Reuters Legal and Tax Australia Prize for achieving the highest mark in Media Law.

Jaclyn was also a research assistant/probationary psychologist at the Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology of Monash University, where she assessed young children for autism and other developmental disorders.

Jaclyn has also held a position at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.


Cornish, J. L., Lontos, J. M., Clemens, K. J., Mc Gregor, I. S. (2005). Cocaine and heroin (‘speedball’) self-administration: the involvement of the nucleus accumbens dopamine and mu-opiate, but not delta-opiate receptors. Psychopharmacology, 180 (1) 21-32. 

Committee memberships
Victorian Bar representative in the Office for the Community Sector Regulatory Reform Reference Group
Mentor in the Victorian Women Lawyers and Women Barristers Association's Law Student Mentoring Program.

Other Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Areas of Practice

Commercial Law

  • Competition Law & Consumer Law
  • Intellectual Property & Trade Practices

Common Law

  • Intentional Torts
  • Motor Vehicles & Transport
  • Workers Compensation


Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law

  • Employment Contracts
  • Industrial Disputes

Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions

Public Law & Administrative Law

  • Judicial Review
  • Merits Review

Tax Law & Revenue Law

From 16 May 2013, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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