Jessica is an employment law and civil litigation specialist who delivers practical advice on a range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters.
Jessica’s experience includes assisting with employment disputes, workers compensation, industrial relations, workplace health and safety, personal injury, public liability and insurance claims. She has represented employees, employers, small to medium businesses, and large corporations.
Jessica’s expertise in both employment and civil litigation means she is able to represent clients through all stages of proceedings. Jessica has multi-jurisdictional litigation knowledge and has appeared on behalf of clients in Employment Tribunals, District Courts and High Courts. She is an experienced litigator and has a deep understanding of preparing and running complex litigation.
Hailing from Orange, New South Wales, Australia, Jessica studied at the University of Wollongong and spent a year studying on an exchange programme at the University of Texas, before completing her Batchelor of Law and Commerce. Jessica was admitted to the Australian Bar in 2012. Jessica started her career working in Sydney before moving to London to work as an in-house lawyer for one of the UK’s largest Trade Unions. On her return to Sydney, Jessica spent time working in the Statutory Insurance team of a top tier firm. Jessica has since been admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in the High Court of New Zealand and made the move to TODD & WALKER Law.
Jessica has a passion and dedication to social justice and prides herself on providing cost-effective and efficient resolutions to clients.
When not at work Jessica loves to be outside, whether it be in the mountains, on the lake, or at the ocean. She also has a passion for practicing sustainable living in every aspect of her life in an effort to reduce her carbon footprint and recently installed solar panels to pursue this dream.
- LLB BCom - University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia