Jacqueline is a specialist in General Liability. She has extensive experience defending personal injury, pure psychological injury and dust disease matters on behalf of a variety of property owners, occupiers, manufacturers, Government departments and suppliers. Jacqueline has acted in dual insurance and coverage disputes and also provided advice to in-house counsel of large national and multi-national corporations on local, state and federal disputes.

Prior to joining W+K in 2010 Jacqueline worked at a general law firm in the dispute resolution team for over three years, first as a clerk, then as a graduate lawyer and solicitor. She was promoted to Senior Associate in January 2013.

  • Acting on behalf of Schools and Welfare Agencies defending historical child sexual and physical abuse claims resulting in pure economic loss. These matters are both litigated and unlitigated.
  • Acting on behalf of numerous head contractors in claims for personal injuries sustained by employees of specialist sub-contractors on major building projects.
  • Acting on behalf of an occupier in a claim for personal injuries sustained by an employee of a labour hire sub-contractor during the course of undertaking a large mining operation.
  • Defending the interests of various entities defending nervous shock claims and other claims for psychiatric injury including multiple claims made against a rail service provider following a train derailment.
  • Representing the interests of the occupiers of various shopping centres in relation to personal injuries sustained by lawful entrants on their premises, with a view to driving these matters to early resolution.
  • Acting in a number of Australian jurisdictions including New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia defending the interests of large corporations in dust diseases matters. These matters are often expedited given the quick progress of asbestos related diseases.
  • Defending a claim made by the victim of a dog attack.
  • Acting for hoteliers against claims made for injuries sustained by patrons who were assaulted at their premises.
  • Representing head contractors and subcontractors sued in relation to personal injuries sustained by members of the public and subcontractor employees in connection with their building works.
  • Defending the interests of child care service providers in relation to claims made by family members following the death of infants in care.
Areas of Expertise
  • Personal Injury

Industry Representation
  • Dust Diseases
  • Pure Psychological Injury
  • Education + Welfare Agencies
  • Construction + Manufacturing
  • Retailers
  • Government Departments

Professional Affiliations
  • Australia Insurance Law Association
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Women in Insurance Association