Jennie-Lee Schloffer

Jennie-Lee has over 10 years’ experience in litigation and dispute resolution, and has had carriage of cases in courts in both federal and State jurisdictions across a number of states in Australia. Her clients have included ASX-listed companies, major trading banks, large mining companies, leading insolvency practices, trade unions, SMEs, governments and high-net worth individuals.

Jennie-Lee’s practice is broad, having acted in disputes including corporate, partnership, employment, franchising, consumer, debt, building, leasing, insolvency, industrial, and professional negligence. She is experienced in large-scale litigation involving complex legal and factual issues and e-discovery.

Jennie-Lee is known for always providing strategic and commercial advice to her clients.


Jennie-Lee’s experience includes advising:

  • A large mining company in three concurrent proceedings totalling $40 million involving a complex performance-based share award scheme and allegations of fraud against the former board of directors;
  • A property developer in relation to a call option and development deed dispute with the land owner;
  • A director and shareholder in a corporate dispute run in the family court involving multiple companies and an irreconcilable deadlock in management and ownership, allegations of shareholder oppression and breaches of director’s duties;
  • Westpac, NAB and Suncorp advising on recovery strategies against high net worth clients which involved unravelling complex structures and decades of transactions, and pursuing recovery to bankruptcy or liquidation;
  • A food manufacturer in an ACCC investigation alleging misleading & deceptive conduct in respect to the ANZ Food Standards Code;
  • Wesfarmers defending a multi-billion dollar claim in the Commercial List instituted by Stanwell Corporation for alleged unpaid coal mining rebates;
  • Franchisees of a retail food outlet in proceedings involving disputes relating to personal guarantees and the franchise agreement; and
  • United Petroleum in a dispute relating to a negligently designed water pumping and treatment plant, a dispute involving employee theft of confidential information, and a dispute involving the purchase of land containing contaminated soil.

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