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Tanya Jackson

Expertise

Tanya practices in the Dispute Resolution and Litigation Group, specialising in corporate and commercial disputes and intellectual property matters.

Experience

Tanya has over 10 years experience as a commercial litigator and has acted for a broad range of clients covering the manufacturing, technology, retail and corporate sectors. 

Tanya’s key focus is to understand and promote her clients’ commercial objectives, within the context of the dispute resolution framework.

Tanya’s areas of experience include commercial contracts, intellectual property, insolvency, property and competition and consumer law.

Tanya’s recent experience includes:

  • acting on behalf of a manufacturer defending patent infringement proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia
  • advising liquidators of a resources company in relation to realisation of assets of the company, including acting on behalf of those liquidators in Supreme Court of Queensland proceedings arising out of the liquidation
  • acting on behalf of a property development company in Supreme Court of Queensland proceedings brought against a professional services provider
  • acting on behalf of an agricultural company in District Court of New South Wales proceedings brought for breach of contract
  • acting on behalf of a manufacturer of industrial equipment and its director in Federal Court of Australia proceedings brought against the company/director for negligent design and manufacture and misleading or deceptive conduct.

Publications

18 April 2018 - Blog

Australian companies take note: You could be liable for failing to prevent your associates from engaging in foreign bribery

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Australian companies who conduct business abroad need to be aware of the imminent substantial change to the law regarding foreign bribery offences. If Australian companies fail to prevent their associates from engaging in foreign bribery, they could be subject to large penalties.

12 February 2018 - Blog

Key cases that transformed the legal landscape in 2017 - and how they will impact your business

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

With 2017 now behind us, it is timely to reflect upon significant decisions in the past year which will impact your business. From a record award of damages for defamation, to the first decision under...

22 January 2018 - Blog

Why executives - and former executives - in the banking, superannuation and financial services sectors should be on standby for scrutiny

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation

As the business world kicks into action for the new year, there may have been little rest over the holidays for directors and officers in the banking, superannuation and financial services industry.