Jennifer Collins Portrait

Jennifer Collins

Bar roll 2012 Admitted 2008
  • Commercial Law Tort Law
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Jennifer practises in all areas of commercial and regulatory law

Jennifer has a broad commercial practice. Jennifer is recognised in Doyle's Guide to Leading Barristers, and was recognised in Lawyerly Media’s inaugural Rising Stars edition in 2021 for her work in high-stakes litigation.

Before coming to the Bar, Jennifer was a commercial litigation solicitor with Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) and a Senior Associate with Arnold Bloch Leibler.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Aickin Chambers
Level 28 Room 2

200 Queen Street 
Melbourne VIC 3000 

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Energy & Resources
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Insurance
  • Private International Law
  • Real Property
Tort Law
  • Class Actions
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Major Torts
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence



Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (UWA)



Western Australia

Entitled to practise in

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals

Federal Court of Australia

High Court of Australia

Recent Cases

Commercial Law
  • The Banksia Securities Remitter (junior counsel for the Contradictor, led by Peter Jopling AM KC), a significant matter concerning a claim for recovery of legal costs and funding commission in a class action, and allegations of serious misconduct by the litigation funder and legal practitioners for the class in connection with that claim. See: Bolitho v Banksia Securities Ltd (No 18) (remitter) [2021] VSC 666

  • Endeavour River Pty Ltd v MG Responsible Entity Limited (No 2) [2020] FCA 968 (Junior counsel for the Contradictor, led by Peter Jopling AM KC) – An application for approval of a funding commission from the proceeds of settlement in a class action

  • Evans v Davantage Group Pty Ltd – a consumer class action in the Federal Court of Australia.

  • Gippsreal Ltd v ACN 106 693 565 Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 1414 (led by Peter Jopling KC) – Federal Court of Australia Proceeding concerning allegations of professional negligence and misleading or deceptive conduct.

  • WTE Co-generation Pty Ltd v RCR Energy Pty Ltd – Supreme Court of Victoria Proceeding S CI 2013 1707 – A significant construction dispute.

  • Oswal v Carson & Ors – Supreme Court of Victoria Proceeding S CI 2012 01995 (led by Tony Bannon SC, Garry Rich SC, and Peter Jopling AM QC) – A case concerning a claim against receivers in connection with their sale of a significant commercial asset.

  • Yunhui Investment Pty Ltd v Fei (unled) – succeeded in an application for a freezing order prior to commencement of proceedings.

  • Re B Personal Pty Ltd, Bilsborough v Bilsborough [2016] VSC 211 – Acted for the plaintiff in an oppression claim, which succeeded.

  • Cargill Australia Limited v Viterra Malt Pty Ltd & Ors Supreme Court of Victoria Proceeding S ECI 2014 146 – Acted in a case concerning a claim by the purchaser against the vendors in respect of the sale of a significant commercial business.


Victorian Bar - Commercial Bar Association