Expert AdvisorNational Lead - Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Lead: National Lead - Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Phone: 1800 959 885
Mobile: 0408 020 799
Litigation and Dispute Resolution experience
Jessica is a litigation and dispute resolution lawyer with significant experience acting on behalf of Commonwealth, state, not-for-profit and private sector clients.
Jessica has wide-ranging litigation experience across a variety of areas including:
- Breach of contract
- Coronial inquests
- General liability
- Historic sexual abuse
- Professional indemnity
- Regulatory enforcement.
Jessica has experience conducting and co-ordinating large-scale, long running litigated matters including high profile and sensitive matters both as an externally appointed legal advisor and an embedded, internal advisor.
Jessica has a wealth of experience overseeing and advising with respect to internal litigation management and processes.
Jessica has been engaged to manage numerous in-house litigated matters from large-scale class actions to smaller, bespoke matters.
Jessica has received positive feedback from clients for her combination of legal and commercial nous, negotiation capability and approachable manner.
Jessica is a highly regarded litigation and dispute resolution lawyer who assists clients with some of their most complex and novel disputes.
Jessica is sought after for her ability to manage and co-ordinate large litigation teams, strategise creatively and persuasively negotiate at all stages of a matter.
Jessica is known for her practical advice and smart management of matters from start to finish.
Jessica has spent many years as a generalist litigator and an insurance defence lawyer.
Jessica has worked on and held key roles in a number of large, high-profile matters and reviews including the DLA Piper Review of Allegations of Sexual and Other Abuse in Defence.
Jessica has advised and represented clients in a variety of areas including coronial inquests, general liability, professional indemnity, historic sexual abuse, defamation, regulatory enforcement and breach of contract.
Jessica has experience drafting and reviewing court documents and advising with respect to complex litigation strategy.
She also has experience overseeing, co-ordinating and advising with respect to internal litigation management and processes.
Jessica’s co-operative and personal approach allows her to excel in building strong relationships with internal and external government stakeholders.
Jessica is sought after by her clients for her approachable and collaborative manner, and her outcome-focused pragmatic commercial advice.
Jessica is married to Richard and together with their firstborn, Percy the Cat and daughter, Phoebe, they love family adventures, kicking or throwing a ball around and spending quality time with family and friends – that’s what life is all about!