Jane Buncle

Administrative, Public & Constitutional

Admiralty & Maritime


Building & Construction

Class Actions


Commissions of Inquiry

Common Law

Competition (Antitrust)

Consumer Protection

Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency






Planning & Environment

Real property


Jane has been recognised as a rising star of the Australian Bar in the Legal 500 Rankings where she is described as one of the “go to juniors” and “an outstanding advocate with a superior ability to grasp complex issues, and her forensic and legal analysis is invaluable.

Jane is regularly briefed as junior counsel in commercial matters in the Supreme Court and Federal Court, as well as Royal Commissions and international commercial arbitrations. She also regularly appears unled in contested matters in a variety of courts and tribunals.

In addition to Tenth Floor Chambers, Jane is a member of Maxwell42 International Commercial Arbitration Chambers in Singapore, the first chambers opened overseas by members of the Australian Bar. She has appeared and advised on a number of cross border disputes and international commercial arbitrations based in Australia, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore.

Jane also accepts brief in criminal prosecutions. She is a member of the private bar panel for the Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions, the NSW Department of Public Prosecutions and NSW Fair Trading.

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 and a Bachelor of Laws from Edinburgh University where she was awarded the Margaret Balfour Keith Prize.

Jane is a Director of the Burdekin Association (youth homelessness not for profit on the northern beaches). She also regularly volunteers as a lifeguard at Manly Life Saving Club, and as a volunteer barrister at the Refugee Caseworker Service and the Duty Barrister Scheme.

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Jane Buncle