With over 16 years as a banking and finance lawyer, Jane’s experience combines private practice with roles as in-house counsel at a national regional bank and also a secondment at a major national bank.
Her expertise covers all aspects of banking and finance, including retail and commercial advisory, transactional work, regulatory advice and insolvency advice. She regularly acts for major and regional banks, credit unions, private financiers, not-for-profit organisations, community housing providers, individual and corporate borrowers and guarantors.
She assists clients with property, equipment and vendor finance, commercial contract reviews, and due diligence in relation to potential acquisitions. Additionally she drafts, negotiates and reviews facility agreements and securities documents and advises on the Personal Property Securities Act and National Consumer Credit Protection Act. Jane also advises on different funding and property ownership models, particularly in relation to affordable housing.
Jane is known for her analytical approach to complex issues and for providing plain English commercial recommendations within clients’ time and cost expectations.
Acting in relation to financing large hotel development.
Advising a national bank in relation to financing the construction and development of commercial premises.
Providing advice on vendor finance.
Advising in relation to National Consumer Credit Protection Act, the Consumer Credit Code and consumer credit licences;
Advising on different funding and property ownership models, such as loans, shared title and shared equity, in relation to the provision of affordable housing.
Acting for a company in relation to loan and security restructuring with a national bank.
Advised on financing acquisition and development of a community estate, including residential component and leisure facilities.