JK Muckersie

Clayton Utz
Special Counsel Melbourne

JK is an experienced adviser for clients in complex commercial disputes and regulatory investigations and proceedings. Her broad expertise covers contractual disputes, corporations law (including claims against directors), financial services regulation, competition and consumer law and property and lease disputes.

Her commercial focus and pragmatic approach allows her to offer straightforward, actionable advice tailored to client needs. JK works tirelessly to ensure her clients experience as little business disruption as possible during litigation and investigations.

Notable Work
  • ASX listed companies: acted for companies and directors in ASIC investigations, enforcement proceedings and related internal investigations relating to breaches of corporations law.
  • RACV: acted in various property and commercial disputes, including debt recovery proceedings.
  • Myer: acted in a range of matters including significant leasing disputes with landlords.
  • Tatts: acted in Supreme Court of Victoria litigation relating to the $11 billion Tabcorp and Tatts Group merger.
  • Tatts: acted in the High Court in a $540 million dispute with Victoria relating to Tatts' gaming machine business.
  • Suez SA: acted for Suez SA and associated directors opposing Federal Court application to prevent $2.52 billion sale of waste management businesses.
  • Listed manufacturing company: acted in defence of complex contractual and consumer law disputes.
  • Australian subsidiary of US listed company: acted in defence of contractual interference claim from major competitor.
  • Subaru Australia: acted for Subaru Australia in defence of class action relating to vehicles containing Takata airbags.
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