Jane has been a member of Colin Biggers & Paisley's insurance team since 2017 and became a partner in 2021. Jane's practice extends to coverage and defence of claims, inquiries and investigations against professionals, particularly those in the construction and financial services industries.
Jane has extensive experience in:
Advising and acting in relation to investigations, inquiries and proceedings brought by ASIC and other government and statutory regulators.
Defending complaints made against financial firms (such as those in the financial advice, funds management, mortgage broker and insurance sectors) to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority.
Acting for construction professionals such as architects, engineers and building certifiers in high quantum, multi-party construction disputes in the Supreme Court of NSW.
Jane advises leading domestic and London market insurers on complex coverage issues arising under professional indemnity, investment managers and directors' and officers' liability policies.
In the 2020 to 2024 editions of The Best Lawyers in Australia, Jane was recognised as a leading insurance lawyer and in the 2023 and 2024 editions, a leading construction and infrastructure lawyer.
Jane holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Western Australia. Jane was admitted as a solicitor in 2005. She is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.