Jane Hale is Counsel in our Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group where she specialises in all aspects of commercial litigation including fund disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, negligence claims and regulatory matters. She also specialises in contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring.

Jane obtained her double bachelor’s degree in Law & Criminology in Queensland, Australia. She then spent nearly four years living and working in London and then another four years in the Cayman Islands, before moving to Hong Kong.

Qualifications and Admissions

  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Hong Kong, 2019
  • Admitted as an Attorney of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, 2014
  • Practised as an Australian qualified solicitor in London, England – 2010-2013
  • Bar Practice Course (Queensland University of Technology, Australia), 2010
  • Admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia, 2008
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Queensland Law Society, 2008
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Griffith University (Queensland, Australia), 2007
  • Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University (Queensland, Australia), 2007

Prior Career History 

    • Appleby, Cayman Islands
    • Wallace LLP, London
    • Nyst Legal, Australia

Areas of Practice and Expertise 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Fund Disputes
  • Partnership and Shareholder Disputes
  • Judgment and Award Recognition and Enforcement
  • Interim Relief
  • Cross-Border Fraud Litigation
  • Contentious Insolvency
  • Regulatory Matters