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A dispute resolution practitioner, Jane Salveson advises and acts for public and private sector clients in a broad range of complex and high profile commercial disputes and litigation matters. She brings over 25 years of legal experience and risk and reputational management experience.
Jane has particular industry expertise in the financial services industry. Jane’s practice spans regulatory compliance and disputes, administrative and public law, banking and finance litigation, and insolvency and restructuring. She advised the receivers in the insolvency of the Great Southern managed investment schemes with regard to complex ownership issues between stakeholders. In her broader practice, Jane represents clients in mediations, corporate collapses and recoveries, financial transactions, leasing and contractual disputes, partnerships, trusts, joint ventures and shareholder disputes. She provides advice on risk management, corporate fraud and security enforcement. She has also represented clients in Royal Commissions and other regulatory inquiries.
Jane also has considerable experience in resolving disputes relating to the formation, structure and the administration of trusts and estates and broader family disputes.
Jane has acted in major litigation in the Federal Court and Supreme Court of Victoria, including in proceedings seeking and defending applications for injunctive relief.
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Jane has extensive experience in a broad range of commercial disputes and litigation matters. She regularly represents clients in mediations, corporate recoveries, financial transactions, leasing and contractual disputes, partnerships, joint ventures and shareholder disputes. She also provides advice on risk management, corporate fraud and security enforcement. Jane has conducted litigation in both the Supreme and Federal Court for Government and private sector clients. She acts in major disputes involving multi-jurisdictional litigation, including seeking and defending various applications for injunctive relief. She also has particular expertise in advising on and challenging subpoenas in large scale litigation.
Jane has extensive experience acting for both beneficiaries and executors in trust and estate matters, including litigation and advisory work dealing with issues and challenges to the validity of wills, interpretation of wills, applications against erring executors, applications to remove trustees, applications for advice and direction by executors and trustees, and testator's family maintenance claims under Part IV of the Administration and Probate Act 1958. She also has experience in advising beneficiaries and trustees on allegations of breaches of trust, cross jurisdictional matters, asset tracking and recovery and reviewing interests in listed companies.
She also acts for corporate trustees in managed investment scheme disputes and provides advice on compliance with statutory investment schemes regimes and trustee duties and conflicts issues.
Jane has experience in providing advice and managing complex litigation on a wide range of matters on behalf of lenders, insolvency practitioners, directors, debtors and creditors.
Jane has extensive experience advising on insolvencies and restructurings involving managed investment schemes. She recently advised the receivers in the insolvency of the Great Southern managed investment schemes. The advice covered complex ownership issues between stakeholders including secured lenders, the responsible entity, third party lessor and growers. She has also been involved in proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria involving the Great Southern land holding entities and Primary RE Limited regarding the validity of the lease termination process and claims for relief against forfeiture.