: Jennifer M Howe

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law (Judicial Review)
  • Children's Court
  • Criminal Law/Intervention/Compensation
  • Family Law/De Facto
  • Inquests
  • Personal Injuries
  • Sports Law
  • WorkCover/Comcare

Clerk

  • +61 3 9225 7888
Jennifer M Howe

Jennifer M Howe

Telephone: +61 3 9225 6734
Telephone: +61 3 9225 7888
Email: jennyhowe@vicbar.com.au
Fax: 9600 0320
Chambers:
Room 0310
Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne Vic 3000

Admitted to the Legal Profession: 

15 Nov 2005

Signed Victorian Bar Roll:

20 May 2010

Qualifications:

B.Ed. LLB. LLM

Profile

Jennifer has gained many years of advocacy experience whilst she worked as a solicitor advocate within the Family Violence Division of the Heidelberg Magistrate's court. She has extensive experience in intervention applications including applications involving children, police, DHS and contested hearings.

Jennifer worked at DLA Phillips Fox as a commercial litigator within their commercial litigation department. She instructed in courts and tribunals ranging from AAT/VCAT to County Court and Court of Appeal. She received extensive training in bankruptcy and insolvency whilst in their employ. She regularly offered her time for Pro Bono work with the homeless persons' legal clinic and now volunteers under the Vic Bar scheme.

Since coming to the bar, Jennifer has extended her practice to include all aspects of family law, including drafting of affidavits and orders, mediations and conciliations. She also appears in contested hearings relating to child protection, children's court welfare matters and Guardianship and administration applications.

Her experience extends to Coronial inquests, civil litigation appearances and the drafting of pleadings and other relevant documents.

Jennifer has completed a Masters in International Business Law, with a particular interest in Sports and Entertainment Law.

The information referred to above has been supplied by the barrister concerned. Neither Victorian Bar Inc nor the barrister's clerk have independently verified the accuracy or completeness of the information and neither accepts any responsibility in that regard.