YEAR OF CALL 2000
Jane acts as leading junior and alone in serious and complex cases, both prosecuting and defending. Her preparation is key and she is particularly adept at mastering the detail of voluminous cases. She has a straightforward manner and is capable of distilling even the most complex allegations into basic principles, in front of a jury especially when dealing with cell site and forensic experts, forensic accountants and psychiatric evidence.
Her fraud practice is particularly strong, regularly appearing as leading junior in cases with multiple defendants, where losses run to millions and where QCs are instructed in opposition. Jane also regularly leads in cases where firearms have been used, involving multi kilo drugs conspiracies and serious allegations of violence. Jane has dealt with numerous rape allegations and is experienced in disclosure in all contexts, both prosecuting and defending.
Jane is experienced in dealing with vulnerable defendants and those facing allegations of a sexual nature. She has undertaken vulnerable witness training and is skilled at asking questions on sensitive topics, of young, and otherwise vulnerable, witnesses.