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Jane
Gregory

Jane practises in commercial and public law. She is particularly interested in competition and consumer law litigation.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Jane was a solicitor at Allens. As a solicitor, she worked on a broad range of commercial disputes. She was also seconded to Ford Motor Company for one year, where she assisted with class action proceedings and ACCC litigation.

Jane is currently completing a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne. She has a Bachelor of Laws with first class honours and a Bachelor of Commerce, both from Monash University.

Since joining the Bar, Jane has advised and appeared on behalf of individuals and corporations. Matters in which Jane has been briefed include:

Competition and consumer law

  • Clinical Laboratories Pty Ltd v 4Cyte Pathology Pty Ltd and MyClinic Prahran Pty Ltd, Supreme Court: led by Peter Collinson QC and Christopher Archibald (dispute regarding restraint of trade clauses in commercial leases)
  • Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd v Eltech Industries (a partnership) and Eltech Global Pty Ltd, Supreme Court: led by David Batt QC and Daniel Aghion (dispute regarding consumer guarantees and alleged misleading and deceptive conduct)
  • Assisted with the ACCC’s review of the Sydney Transport Partners Consortium’s proposed acquisition of WestConnex (merger authorisation)

Property and construction law

  • Roth Morgan Kolomanski Pty Ltd v Candlebrush Investments Pty Limited, Supreme Court: led by Jeremy Twigg QC (property development dispute)
  • Alphington Developments Pty Ltd v Amcor Limited, Supreme Court: led by Daniel Aghion and Georgia Douglas (property development dispute)
  • Total Construction Pty Ltd v V & K Engineering Pty Ltd, County Court: unled (dispute between contractor and sub-contractor)
  • Ausbuild Construction Pty Ltd v Safety Glass Pty Ltd t/a Melbourne Safety Glass, VCAT: unled (dispute between contractor and sub-contractor)   

General commercial law

  • Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Tricore Matrix Pty Ltd; Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Tricore Management Pty Ltd, Federal Court: unled (insolvency law)
  • Lakshmanan Chinnasamy v Jonathan Arulnayagam t/a Riks Mahal, Fair Work Commission: unled (unfair dismissal)
  • Wardrop-Brown v OnShelf Pty Ltd and Adam Vella, VCAT: unled (start-up dispute)

 

Jane read with Albert Dinelli and her senior mentor was Penny Neskovcin QC.

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Contact

PH +61 3 (03) 9225 7712
Email jane.gregory@vicbar.com.au

Chambers: Room 1525
Owen Dixon Chambers West
525 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Commercial Law
Banking & Finance
Transport Law
Superannuation
Property & Probate
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Class Actions
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Civil Procedure Law
Energy Law & Resources Law
Environmental Law & Planning Law
Equity & Trusts
Government
Industrial Relations Law & Employment Law
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Public Law & Administrative Law
Tax Law & Revenue Law
Technology Law & Media Law

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
12 Nov 2013
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
26 Oct 2017

Qualifications

LLB (Hons), BCom

Also Entitled to Practise in

Federal Court of Australia
High Court of Australia