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Jennifer Hambleton

Jennifer Hambleton

Senior Associate

Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Competition
  • Corporate and Business
  • Insurance
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications

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Profile
Jennifer is a member of our Dispute Resolution team with strong experience on contentious and non-contentious competition and consumer law matters and general commercial litigation.

Her expertise includes competition and consumer law, contract, franchising and corporations law disputes.

Jennifer has extensive experience as a commercial litigator. She has represented commercial and government clients on a number of large complex disputes in the Federal and Supreme Courts in Australia, the Australian Competition Tribunal and the High Court and Court of Appeal in New Zealand. Jennifer has particular expertise acting on competition enforcement actions, consumer law actions, actions for breaches of directors duties, contractual disputes and negligence actions.

Jennifer has advised clients in the technology and telecommunications, insurance, gambling, airline, accommodation, FMCG, grocery, pharmaceuticals and energy industries on a range of commercial issues. This includes advising clients on the implications of commercial terms such as warranties and indemnities, termination rights, restraints of trade and confidentiality, compliance with the Commerce Act, Fair Trading Act and Companies Act and product liability issues.

Education

LLB (First Class Hons)
BMS (Economics) (First Class Hons)
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Competition | Corporate and Business | Insurance | Litigation | Technology | Telecommunications

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Recognised by Who's Who Legal for Telecommunications Media & Technology: Telecoms and Media

Articles

Cartel Conduct Now a Criminal Offence
MinterEllisonRuddWatts, April 2021

Key points following the legislative change From Thursday 8 April 2021, it is a criminal offence to enter into or give effect to an agreement containing a cartel provision. Individuals who participate in cartel conduct can be imprisoned for up to seven years. A cartel provision is a provision in an arrangement between competitors that has the purpose, effect or likely effect of fixing price, restricting output, and/or allocating markets...

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