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JENNIFER D. BECK

BA, LLB, LLM, NMAS, MCIArb

CLARENCE CHAMBERS

L21/133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney 2000
t: +61 2 8076 6016
m: 0428 926 387
e: jbeck@lawasia.com.au

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ARBITRATOR | MEDIATOR

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Jennifer Beck BA, LLB (Syd), LLM (Syd) is a leading Sydney Barrister, Mediator (IAMA) and Arbitrator (MCArb)

She provides a high level of expertise in Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation. Although accepting Briefs in most areas, her principal areas of practice are:

- Administrative Law

- Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation, Expert Determination)

- Building and Construction Disputes (including Security of Payment Act, and Home Building Act)

- Commercial Law (including Competition and Consumer Law, Contract, Guarantee, Indemnity)

- Corporations Law

- Employment Law

- Environmental Law (including offences against National Parks)

- Insolvency (corporate and personal bankruptcy)

- Intellectual Property

- International Commercial Arbitration

- Medical

- Partnership Disputes

- Property

- Contested Wills (Succession Act, Probate)

- Taxation (Land Tax, Challenging Notice of Assessment)

 

As well as a litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolutions, Ms. Beck undertakes non-contentious work supplying providing advisory opinions. Ms. Beck practices in all of the State Supreme Courts, Federal Courts, Local Courts, Fair Work Australia Tribunal, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Land & Environment Court.

Mediation

Jennifer is nationally accredited mediator, having completed her training with the Institute of Mediators and Arbitrators in 2008. Jennifer accepts briefs to act both as counsel in the mediation, or as the mediator.

International Arbitration

Irrespective of which country you are from, or are incorporated in, or have commercial dealings with, Jennifer can guide you through the process. This includes drafting the arbitration agreement and enforcement of the arbitral award.

International Commercial Arbitration has become the preferred alternative to litigation for disputes involving overseas parties. There is a trend towards conducting the arbitrations in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. Jennifer is a member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators and has specialist credentials with that organisation. Jennifer accepts briefs to act both as the counsel for the arbitration, or as the arbitrator.

International Law

Jennifer has served as a Judge in the Chinese International Court Competition for the past 7 years held each year in China.

Appointments

Ms. Beck has been appointed to the Westpac Industrial Relations Arbitration Panel (2012) and all of the Local Court in New South Wales as an Arbitrator (2014) where she regularly arbitrates commercial disputes in courts as far afield as Muswellbrook and Port Macquarie. Ms. Beck was appointed to the Farm Debt Mediation panel (2013, reappointed in 2016), the Supreme Court of New South Wales mediation panel (2013, reappointed in 2016).

Education

Jennifer completed both her Bachelor of Law degree (1993) and Masters in Law (2007) at Sydney University. She undertook her mediation training at the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators (IAMA) in 2008, and is a nationally accredited mediator (NMAS). Jennifer trained as an Arbitrator through the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and completed the International Commercial Arbitration Certificate in 2010.

Awards

Ms. Beck was awarded the Civil Justice Award and the Health Care Excellence Award in 2002 for her work as a Lawyer at King Edward Memorial Hospital. View ABCTV 4 Corners Story.

Background

Ms. Beck has industry experience in defence as a former Flight Lieutenant with the Royal Australian Airforce and has provided lectures in contract, guarantee and indemnity to the Australian Army. She also has Medical experience as a Registered Nurse and worked in Television at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

She has also had ten years experience in both the private and public sectors as a lawyer before being called to the Bar 2008.

This full-service capability and comprehensive experience in all facets of advisory work, dispute resolution and litigation ensures that Jennifer can help you predict, prevent and resolve disputes.

Recommended Reading

Caixin Online China, economics and finance by Andie Xie Shanghai based economist writes on China.

China Policy is a Beijing based research and advisory team managed by Philippa Jones and David Kelly. This is well worth a read to keep apace with the fast moving regulatory developments in China.

Americas - Ultimate Weapon In Competition with China: Lawyers Professor Johnson-Freese is an engaging and illuminating writer and I recommend her brief note.

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CLARENCE CHAMBERS

L21/133 Castlereagh Street, Sydney 2000

t: +61 2 8076 6016
m: 0428 926 387
e: jbeck@lawasia.com.au