Director AGS Sydney and Senior Executive Lawyer
Jane is a Senior Executive Lawyer and the Director AGS Sydney. She is a trusted legal adviser to government, specialising in procurement, technology, ICT, media and IP, governance and compliance.
Jane works closely with government on a wide range of complex, strategic and high-risk legal matters. She is valued for her solutions focused, commercial and practical approach to managing legal risk.
Jane drafts major Commonwealth contracts, advises on tender processes and leads contract negotiations across a range of industry engagements including technology, ICT, media, infrastructure and professional services.
Jane has held senior executive roles in government since 2013 and practised as a commercial lawyer for the Commonwealth since 2006. She was Head of Legal Services at Screen Australia for 4 years. Jane was seconded to the ABC as Company Secretary in 2022.
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Australian National University, 2006
Bachelor of Laws, Australian National University, 2004
Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney, 1995
Member of AGS’s pro bono program, Winner of the Lawyers’ Weekly Australian Law Awards ‘Pro Bono Program of the Year’, 2019
AGS Australia Day Award for legal work on Treasury’s Guarantee Scheme for Large Deposits and Wholesale Funding and the Financial Claims Scheme
Member Law Society NSW
Member of the Media and Communications Committee of the Law Council of Australia, 2017–present
Member of Screen Australia’s Producer Offset Committee and Audit and Risk Committee, 2013–18
Board Member of the Parramatta Park Trust 1996–2001
Legal briefing - Managing government contracts through financial distress
Publication date: 19 November 2018