Jane Buncle

Administrative, Public & Constitutional

Admiralty & Maritime


Building & Construction

Class Actions


Commissions of Enquiry

Common Law

Competition (Antitrust)

Consumer Protection

Corporate Reconstruction & Insolvency






Planning & Environment

Real property


Jane practices in the following areas of law: commercial and equity; corporations and insolvency; corporate criminal proceedings; regulatory; royal commissions; trade practices, competition and consumer protection; administrative; constitutional; international arbitration; and insurance.

Jane is regularly briefed as junior counsel in matters in the Supreme Court and Federal Court, as well as Royal Commissions and international commercial arbitrations. Recent matters that Jane has been briefed in include appearing on behalf of CBA in the Banking Royal Commission; advising a national energy company in relation to the ICAC; an arbitration based in Singapore on behalf of Samsung; and for of Bupa in the Aged Care Royal Commission.

Jane has also recently developed a practice in crime, particularly corporate criminal proceedings, regulatory prosecutions and fraud. She has recently been briefed for one of the JP Morgan witnesses in the ANZ Cartel Conduct Proceedings. Jane is also a member of the CDPP Panel, the NSW DPP Panel and the NSW Fair Trading Panel.

Jane 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.



Jane Buncle