Jia has expertise in a diverse range of commercial disputes including corporations law proceedings, leasing and property disputes and complex contractual disputes. Jia has acted for foreign corporations, Australian subsidiaries of foreign-owned corporations, mining companies, energy providers, small and medium-sized enterprises and government agencies.

Jia also acts in corporate and personal insolvency litigation. In addition to insolvency litigation, she also advises insolvency practitioners, directors and creditors in insolvency and restructuring matters.

“I take a pragmatic approach to litigation to assist my clients find a cost-effective and commercial resolution to their disputes.”

Significant matters

Foreign corporation – acted for a foreign corporation in relation to Australian Consumer Law claims commenced against it in the Supreme Court of NSW and successfully obtained a permanent stay.

Property developer – acted for property developer in proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW  regarding share of profits in a  joint venture dispute.

Textile company – defended proceedings commenced in the Federal Court of Australia by liquidators against the company with respect to employee entitlement claims.

Energy provider – acted for the energy provider in  Supreme Court of NSW proceedings regarding extinguishment of easements.

Master of Laws, University of California, Berkeley (Dean’s List)

Master of Laws, University of Sydney

Bachelor of Laws, University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology and Psychology), University of Sydney

Member, The Law Society of New South Wales

  • Commercial disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Corporate insolvency
  • Bankruptcy
  • Leasing and property disputes
  • Misleading and deceptive conduct claims
  • Defamation

related contacts

Chris Frawley NSW
Jeffrey Siddle NSW
Kara Thornton NSW