Senior Associate at Buddle Findlay, specialising in commercial and public law litigation


Jane is a commercial and public law litigator with approximately 10 years’ dispute resolution experience.

She acts for both private and public sector clients on a broad range of matters, including judicial review actions, contract disputes, negligence and other tortious claims, company law disputes, insolvency, applications for interim relief, and enforcement.

Jane has litigated and appeared as counsel in in a variety of courts and tribunals in New Zealand and England, including New Zealand’s Supreme, High, District, Family, Employment and Coroners Courts.  She is skilled at managing complex files and conducting all forms of dispute resolution, such as trial litigation, arbitration, appeals, mediation and negotiated settlement.   She provides pragmatic, strategic and targeted advice.

Jane is currently a Senior Associate at Buddle Findlay, a leading national full-service firm.  She has also worked in London for Hausfeld & Co LLP, an international, disputes-only law firm.  She is a volunteer lawyer for the Wellington & Hutt Valley Community Law Centre.


Degrees: LLB (Hons) / BA
Admission to High Court: 2014


Buddle Findlay, Aon Centre, 1 Willis Street, Wellington

Phone: 04 462 0845
Mobile: 027 406 5505
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Areas of practice

Commercial, Dispute resolution, Public law 

Languages spoken