Administrative, Public & Constitutional
Admiralty & Maritime
Building & Construction
Commissions of Enquiry
Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency
Planning & Environment
Jane practices in the following areas of law: regulatory; trade practices, competition and consumer protection; administrative; constitutional; commercial and equity; corporations and insolvency; corporate criminal proceedings; and insurance.
Jane is regularly briefed as junior counsel in matters in the Supreme Court and Federal Court, as well as in commissions of inquiry and international arbitrations. Recent matters that Jane has been briefed in include an international arbitration based in Singapore involving Samsung; appearing on behalf of CBA in the Banking Royal Commission and the AUSTRAC proceedings; and advising a national energy company in relation to the ICAC.
Jane also regularly appears unled in contested motions in the Supreme Court and the Federal Court, as well as a wide variety of civil matters in the District Court, the Federal Circuit Court, the Local Court and various tribunals including NCAT.
Prior to coming to the bar in May 2016, Jane was a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution Group at Herbert Smith Freehills where she primarily focused on representative proceedings (class actions) and regulatory matters. Jane has completed the Bachelor of Civil Law at Oxford University where she graduated with distinction and an Oxford Blue. She also holds a Bachelor of Laws from Edinburgh University where she was awarded the Margaret Balfour Keith Prize in public and administrative law.