AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Commercial Litigation
Jane is an LIV Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist and has been a partner of Brand Partners since 1996.
After commencing her career in Western Australia, Jane moved to Melbourne and was appointed corporate counsel to the liquidator for the Pyramid Building Societies liquidation. As part of her role she coordinated over 300 litigation proceedings in the High Court, Federal Court and in all jurisdictions in Australia.
She is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer and commercial litigation specialist and practices in superior court litigation. Jane advises her clients across a wide range of industries including insurance, franchising, the car rental industry and trustee duties. Jane has a reputation for being a formidable opponent due to her ability to strategise, negotiate and be a step ahead of her opponent.
Jane has an extensive practice in corporations and commercial law actions in the Supreme and Federal Courts, some of her work includes:
- CNH Australia Ltd and CNH America (2012)
- Successfully defended product liability action (Supreme Court of Victoria)
- Australian Health & Nutrition Association Limited v Irrewarra Estate Pty Limited (2012)
- Successfully defended breach of trademark
Jane is a Director and Legal Advisor to the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.