Jemin Jo, Senior Associate

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Jemin holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia. He has also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from Curtin University and holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law.

Jemin was admitted as a Lawyer to the Supreme Court of Western Australia in August 2013 and has experience in civil and commercial law. He regularly appears in various courts and tribunals in Western Australia.

In his free time, Jemin enjoys travelling and playing sport – in particular, he enjoys tennis.

Accreditations & Memberships

  • Member of the Law Society of Western Australia

Success Stories and Publications

 

Settlement Achieved in Tenancy Dispute

Our solicitor Jemin Jo represented a middle-aged couple who were embroiled in a long civil litigation matter against a real estate agent and several of its employees for, amongst other things, misleading and deceptive conduct.

With our representation, the couple was able to resolve the dispute on favourable terms and the matter was resolved without going to trial.

This case illustrates the importance of knowledge of the civil litigation process, negotiation skills and the value of a solicitor like Jemin Jo in reaching a favourable outcome for clients. The settlement resulted in significant cost savings for the couple and avoided the risk of having to pay the other party’s costs in the event that the couple was unsuccessful at trial.

Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm Charge Downgraded

Our solicitor, Jemin Jo, represented 58-year-old man charged with Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm (AOBH).

Despite written submissions being made to the prosecution to discontinue the charge,  the matter was set down for trial.

Upon receiving the brief of evidence, Mr Jo assessed that there was insufficient evidence to convict the accused of AOBH. However, there was relatively strong evidence that an offence of common assault was committed.

Mr Jo successfully negotiated with the prosecution for the AOBH charge to be replaced with a common assault charge if the accused pleaded guilty. Subsequently at sentencing, the accused pleaded guilty and was only penalized with a conditional release order whereby there would be no penalty as long as the accused did not commit a further offence for 12 months.

This case illustrates the importance of trial preparatory and negotiation skills and the value of a solicitor like Jemin Jo in reaching favourable plea negotiations. This eliminated any risk of the man being found guilty of AOBH at the trial.

Immediate Imprisonment Avoided For Grievous Bodily Harm

Our solicitor Jemin Jo represented a man in his late 20s in a District Court sentencing hearing, where the client pleaded guilty to a charge of Aggravated Grievous Bodily Harm.

Ordinarily, grievous bodily harm offences, particularly those of a domestic violence nature, are penalized with an immediate term of imprisonment.

However, as part of his submissions, Mr. Jo was able to present to the court numerous mitigating factors including the man’s personal circumstance, the steps he had taken to address his anger management problems and his prior good character. With the benefit of a favourable pre-sentence report and a psychological report, the Judge sentenced the man to a term of imprisonment for 13 months but suspended the term for a period of 18 months with supervision requirements.

This case illustrates the importance and the value of a solicitor like Jemin Jo in reaching favourable sentencing results.

Term of Immediate Imprisonment Avoided on Indictable Drug Offence

Our solicitor, Jemin Jo, represented a young man who pleaded guilty in the District Court to a number of drug offences including the attempted sale and supply of MDMA.

Charges relating to the sale or supply of drugs are generally penalized with a term of immediate imprisonment. However, in this case, with the benefit of favourable pre-sentence report and psychological report, Mr Jo was able to present to the court numerous mitigating factors including the man’s personal circumstance, young age and steps he had taken to address his drug-related problems.

The sentencing Judge penalized the man with a term of imprisonment of 9 months, which was suspended for a period of 12 months with supervision conditions.

This case illustrates the value of a solicitor like Jemin Jo in reaching a favourable sentencing result.

Withdrawal of Drug Supply Charge

Jemin Jo represented a man in his mid-20s, who was facing two counts of selling or supplying a prohibited drug, namely MDMA.

Mr Jo sought to resolve the matter, making representations to the prosecution for the withdrawal of one charge with the client to plead guilty to the other. However, this was refused and the matter was set to proceed to trial.

On the day before the trial was to commence and after reviewing the brief of evidence, Mr. Jo was able to convince the prosecution to discontinue their prosecution of the first count. An agreement was also reached that the prosecution would not oppose an application to have the conviction for the second count declared spent.

Our client pleaded guilty to one count of supplying a prohibited drug and was sentenced to a fine. The conviction was declared spent, meaning the circumstances in which it would have to be disclosed  was limited.

This case illustrates the importance of good mediatory and negotiation skills and the value of a solicitor like Jemin Jo in reaching favourable plea negotiations. This eliminated any risk of the man being found guilty of both counts if the matter proceeded to trial.

Testimonials

by Anthony I. via Google
Excellent service. Got good advice from Jemin Jo, would use him again 👍🏻
by R. Cattach via Google
Met with Jemin Jo and was so impressed. He was able to give me some great advice. I went into the meeting unsure of where I stood legally but left the meeting feeling a lot more confident with the situation I was facing and felt like everything was going to be okay. If I need to take further legal action, then Jemin will be the lawyer I will be calling on.
by C. Smith via Google
Jemin Jo has been very professional from the start
by G. Wager via Google
A very positive feedback for the excellent advice and help we got from Jemin Jo a couple month back. So far it seems the problems are solved. Many thanks!
by D. Ciborowski via Google
First visit, first impressions - positive. Straight up and straight forward.
by A. Pearson via Google
Great staff who are very helpful and friendly, especially when dealing with sensitive matters. Highly recommend
by Donna H. via Google
The lawyer was excellent answered all my questions. Professional yet caring and explained a clear way forward for me.
by Trebeany via Google
Kept things simple for us and did a great job on the day. Very happy with the result. 🙂

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