Jane Needham

13th Floor St James Hall Chambers

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13th Floor St James Hall Chambers
Sydney, NSW
Phone 1: 02 9335 3044

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Jane practices in succession, equity, real property, administrative law and revenue, and has appeared in inquests inquires and royal commissions including representing Truth, Justice and Healing Council in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Jane is recognized as a leading lawyer in succession and estate law and has a national and international practice in that area.


During Jane’s time as President of the NSW Bar Association, she had a particular interest in improving access to flexible practice for barristers. She has also overseen the NSW Bar’s work on gender equality and anti-bullying and harassment programs.

Practice Areas

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Appeals
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Environmental
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Government Investigations
  • Healthcare
  • Internal Investigations
  • SEC Enforcement
  • Securities & Futures Regulation
  • Tax Controversy