Jeanie is a specialist construction lawyer.
She was a partner in the London firm Fenwick Elliott, one of the Commonwealth’s leading construction and energy law firms, from 1997 to 2002 and a partner with Johnson Winter & Slattery in South Australia and head of its Construction Practice Group. In 2006, she established Fenwick Elliott Grace with Tom Grace to provide similar specialist services to the Australian market.
Construction & Engineering, Infrastructure, Dispute Resolution, Energy and Resources.
Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Arts
TeCSA (Technology & Construction Court Solicitor’s Association) accredited Adjudicator
Practitioner in South Australia (2003)
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (1991)
Barrister and Solicitor of the New Zealand High Court (1988)
Access 2 Place Board Member (June 2019 ongoing)
Audit, Risk and Compliance Subcommittee Access 2 Place (October 2015 ongoing)
Construction Industry Forum (November 2018 ongoing)
Architectural Practice Board of South Australia (January 2011 to December 2014) (Ministerial Appointment)
Master Builders Association of South Australia:
Australian Institute of Building Committee (2019 ongoing)
Alliancing Association of Australasia (2006 to 2011) – Member and participant in national committee formed to draft a reference model project alliancing agreement
Jeanie is rated by Doyle’s Guide as “pre-eminent” in front end construction and infrastructure law in South Australia and featured as “recommended” in the Australia–wide rankings in 2020.
The following is a cross-section of Jeanie’s experience: