Jennifer Hambleton

Senior Associate - Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Jennifer is a member of our Dispute Resolution team with strong experience on contentious and non-contentious competition and consumer law matters and general commercial litigation.

Her expertise includes competition and consumer law, contract, franchising and corporations law disputes.

Jennifer has extensive experience as a commercial litigator. She has represented commercial and government clients on a number of large complex disputes in the Federal and Supreme Courts in Australia, the Australian Competition Tribunal and the High Court and Court of Appeal in New Zealand. Jennifer has particular expertise acting on competition enforcement actions, consumer law actions, actions for breaches of directors duties, contractual disputes and negligence actions.

Jennifer has advised clients in the technology and telecommunications, insurance, gambling, airline, accommodation, FMCG, grocery, pharmaceuticals and energy industries on a range of commercial issues. This includes advising clients on the implications of commercial terms such as warranties and indemnities, termination rights, restraints of trade and confidentiality, compliance with the Commerce Act, Fair Trading Act and Companies Act and product liability issues.

Professional background

Qualifications

  • LLB (1st Class Hons)
  • BMS (Economics) (1st Class Hons)

Specialisations

  • Insurance
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Competition and Commercial

Awards

  • Recognised by Who's Who Legal for Telecommunications Media & Technology: Telecoms and Media