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Clifford Chance
Jane O'Leary

Jane O'Leary

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Jane O'Leary

Jane O'Leary specialises in high value, complex litigation including real estate and insolvency related disputes.

  • Citibank in relation to Terra Firma's acquisition of music label EMI in August 2007
  • Park Garage Group plc on a professional negligence dispute with Park's former lawyers regarding the drafting of a portfolio of leases
  • A real estate investor on an internal investigation in a large number of real estate funds (assessing potential liability in respect of the acquisition and management of numerous real estate assets)

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Contact details

Career and qualifications

  • Joined Clifford Chance 2005
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2007

Professional bodies

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales 2007
  • Member of the Property Litigation Association

Awards and citations

  • Jane O'Leary of Clifford Chance LLP has a practice that sees her acting for her clients in multi-jurisdictional property disputes and contentious matters arising as a result of insolvencies. Sources describe her as "an up-and-coming, rising star."
    Chambers & Partners 2017 
  • "Clifford Chance LLP provides ‘excellent-quality’ contentious advice through experienced director Ben Hatton and senior associate Jane O’Leary, as part of its high-end real estate practice"
    Legal 500 2016
  • "Sources say Jane O'Leary is "relentless in her devotion to the cause and is tremendously hard-working." Commentators add that she "smoothly handles the case and is very engaged with the client.""
    Chambers & Partners 2016
  • "Ben Hatton and Jane O'Leary are recommended" 
    Legal 500 2015
  • Ben Hatton and Jane O'Leary make 'a formidable team', and are 'very impressive' in mediation
    Legal 500 2012