Jayne is a corporate and commercial law specialist and the firms manager of conflicts and risk.

Jayne’s legal experience is in the fields of acquisitions and dispositions of business, corporate restructurings, equity transactions and joint ventures. In addition, she is a notary public and a fellow of Chartered Secretaries New Zealand Inc.

Jayne has significant project management experience, having managed a variety of complex and major transactions. As a partner for 21 years, she forged strong relationships advising Fletcher Challenge, its sector companies and the companies which emerged on its separation - principally Fletcher Building.

Jayne’s background also includes working in the firm’s property and finance teams, and while working in Toronto, Canada, she was involved in corporate, securities and commercial financing matters.

As a consultant with the firm, Jayne is responsible for risk management in respect of our legal services. This includes ensuring compliance by the firm with the New Zealand Law Society’s Rules of Conduct and Client Care, and managing our business continuity plan.


LLB, Victoria University of Wellington
Notary Public


1983 New Zealand

International Career

  • Goodman & Goodman, Toronto