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Jane Garnett

Jane Garnett

Jane Garnett is an Asbestos and Occupational Disease Lawyer based in Maurice Blackburn’s Melbourne office. Due to the nature of her work, Jane also travels to clients in Western Australia and other locations as required.

Practice Area

Dust diseases


LLB, BSocSc (Honours), GradDipLegPrac

Jane joined the firm in 2012 and has practised in both the Road and Work Injuries and Asbestos and Occupational Diseases departments.

Jane acts for clients who have been diagnosed with occupational and asbestos related diseases including mesothelioma, asbestosis, asbestos related pleural disease, lung cancer and silicosis. 

Jane is empathetic and compassionate in her approach. She prides herself on providing her clients with clear advice and realistic expectations about outcomes and timeframes. 

Jane has a strong interest and commitment to social justice, including her volunteer work with a number of community legal centres including the Mental Health Community Legal Centre and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. 


  • Victorian Women Lawyers
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance
  • Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
  • LIV Young Lawyers
  • Mornington Peninsula Lawyers’ Association Inc
  • Maurice Blackburn’s Women’s Network
  • Maurice Blackburn’s Cultural Diversity Events Sub-Committee
  • Maurice Blackburn’s Sustainability Committee

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