"I am an experienced dispute resolution lawyer with a particular interest in business crime, collective redress and alternative dispute resolution methods. I focus on keeping our practice up to date with technical developments and write extensively on current topics of interest to our clients."
Jane is an experienced Knowledge Lawyer specialising in commercial litigation. She develops and delivers knowhow and training for external clients as well as Linklaters’ global dispute resolution practice, ensuring the team is always on top of the latest legal developments and changes in practice. She has a particular interest in business and white collar crime and writes many of our client alerts and commentary on this topic. She also acts as in-house technical expert on commercial litigation issues. Her focus recently has extended to alternative dispute resolution procedures and developments in collective redress mechanisms globally.
Jane edits a number of Linklaters’ flagship resources:
Jane spent six years in private practice at another city law firm before joining Macfarlanes as sole Litigation PSL. She subsequently joined Linklaters’ Dispute Resolution team, becoming Counsel in 2013. Jane now leads the Knowledge team for Linklaters’ global DR practice, working with knowledge and learning colleagues across the firm’s offices.
Jane is an active member of the Association of Litigation Professional Support Lawyers (ALPS). She recently co-founded the Business Crime and Investigations PSL Group, bringing together knowledge lawyers with an interest in business crime.
Jane’s recent publications include:
- What do the next ten years hold for bribery and compliance law and enforcement?
- The first step on the path to compulsory ADR?
- Ten DPAs and counting. The process comes of age
- You lose some, you win some. A week in the life of the UK’s SFO
- Hands off! The UK Supreme Court rules that SFO does not have power to compel foreign persons to produce documents held overseas
- Self-reporting wrongdoing to the SFO – when and why? – Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence
- The increasing cross-jurisdictional communication between law enforcers and the global nature of corporate accountability – Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and BusinessCrimeLinks
- I may be a criminal but you can’t get me out of here. Extradition processes in the UK – BusinessCrimeLinks
- Crime in the time of Covid – the impact of the pandemic on SFO investigations – BusinessCrimeLinks
- Banking Litigation in the 2020s – a look forward – Law 360
- Taking it all into account - The relevance of a compliance programme for SFO cases – BusinessCrimeLinks
- Insight: Challenges Facing the Singapore Convention on Mediation – Bloomberg Law
- Playing the mediation game – The Times (Print) - Quote