An experienced litigator, Jacquie advises businesses and organisations on liability and commercial disputes. She has a particular focus on civil litigation and Royal Commissions and inquiries.

A strong part of Jacquie’s practice is in institutional liability, representing schools, sporting organisations, religious institutions and government in responding to personal injury claims. Jacquie takes a pragmatic approach to resolving disputes and is widely recognised for delivering results that meet the strategic objectives of her clients. She has worked with both the public and private sector across a range of industries.

Jacquie brings additional expertise in estate and trusts law and regularly advises not-for-profit organisations on disputed bequests, charitable trust compliance and court applications. She also has experience in legal policy development and law reform.

  • Part of the legal team representing former Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police, Simon Overland APM, in the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (the ‘Lawyer X’ inquiry).
  • Representing a fast-moving consumer goods client in a breach of contract claim.
  • Representing an art gallery established pursuant to a trust in a cy-près application in the Supreme Court of Victoria, including advising on governance, compliance and corporate structuring.
  • Managing a portfolio of litigated claims on behalf of large institutional clients.
Areas of Expertise
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government
  • Inquiries, Investigations + Prosecutions
  • Legacy, Sensitive + Complex Claims
  • LitigateSMART

Industry Representation
  • Manufacturing + Consumer Goods
  • Public Sector + Education

Professional Affiliations
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Victorian Women Lawyers