Jane Kupsch

Jane is a partner in the Commercial team based in Melbourne with 21 years’ experience acting for clients including corporate entities, company directors and officers, accountants, and government bodies.

Jane’s practice spans a broad range of commercial disputes and litigation in various courts and tribunals.  She has particular expertise in the defence of litigation arising from large-scale corporate collapses (and associated regulatory investigations and proceedings) and in shareholder disputes.  Jane also provides advice to individuals, companies, and their boards, on a wide range of commercial matters, including pre-litigation advice, regulatory compliance, insurance policy and contract interpretation, board risk and liability, pre-publication and defamation.

Jane has an excellent reputation with her clients and a proven track record in complex and technical matters.  She is one of the few litigators accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria as a specialist in commercial litigation and chairs the LIV’s Commercial Litigation Specialist Advisory Committee. Jane is listed in Best Lawyers Australia for Class Action Litigation.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws | The University of Melbourne | 1997
  • Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation | Law Institute of Victoria | 2006
  • Chair, Law Institute of Victoria Commercial Litigation Specialist Advisory Committee since 2018
  • Member, Australian Professional Indemnity Group 


Market Recognition

  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution: Litigation (Australia)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Insurance (Australia)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute resolution (Australia)'
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020
  • Best Lawyers 2020, Class Action Litigation
Market recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020