Jane Paskin

Clayton Utz
Consultant Sydney

With over 30 years of superannuation law experience, Jane Paskin has advised a wide range of clients – including trustees on their duties and obligations under the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act, Corporations Act, and trust law generally. Recognised for the practical approach she takes to the law; she is committed to generating outcomes for her clients quickly and cost-effectively.

In addition, Jane is particularly skilled in investment governance and unit pricing, and her governance insights are informed by serving on boards. She is currently Chair of the ClearView Retirement Plan and was formally Chair of Rice Warner Actuaries and a director of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia Limited (ASFA).

In 2023, Jane was voted as a Lawyer of the Year in the superannuation category in the annual Best Lawyers in Australia peer review survey.

Notable Work
  • Financial Services Regulator: Jane has been appointed by a financial services regulator (with the assistance of our financial services team) as the inspector for the investigation of a high profile superannuation fund.
  • ACT Super: this trustee entity was appointed the Acting Trustee by APRA to various Astarra/Trio superannuation funds that were the victims of significant fraud. Jane has advised on a full breadth of issues including applications for compensation under Part 23 of the SIS Act, trustee duties and obligations under the SIS Act and trust law generally.
  • Confidential client: Jane advised a financial institution in relation to a fraud impacting superannuation clients. This is a multi-partner matter involving expertise across litigation and financial services.
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