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Jaye D Alderson


Contact Details

Phone: +61 2 9223 1522

Date of Admission to the Bar


Date of Admission as a Solicitor


Areas of Practice

  • Employment and Industrial law
  • Public Law
  • Native Title
  • Inquiries
  • Commercial Law
  • Mining Disputes
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Criminal Law
  • Proceeds of Crime


  • LLM (Hons)
  • LLB (Hons)
  • BA (Hons)

Legal 500 Recognises Jaye Alderson

Jaye D Alderson's work spans inquiries, criminal law, and native title in addition to industrial disputes. One client reports 'we have relied on Jaye’s experience in industrial law and litigation while briefing her as junior counsel for some of our most complex matters.'


Practice Overview

Before coming to the bar Jaye worked in the commercial litigation team at law firm Allens Linklaters, and in the Australian Federal Police, Proceeds of Crime Litigation team. Jaye also served as the Associate to the Honourable Justice Carmel McLure, President Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Western Australia and as a United Nations Intern with the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (established to prosecute senior leadership of the Khmer Rouge Regime).

Jaye accepts briefs in a wide variety of areas but has interests in mining disputes, commercial law, native title, industrial and employment law, inquiries and criminal law. Jaye’s practice involves a mixture of unled work, and led work in high profile and complex litigation.

Jaye is also a Flight Lieutenant with the Royal Australian Air Force Specialist Reserve

Selected Cases


Marika v Northern Land Council & Others, Federal Court, Northern Territory (Led by Arthur Moses SC) – Native Title, Judicial Review

BHP Coal Pty Ltd t/a BHP Billiton v Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union [2018] FWCFB 4148 (Led by Ian Neil SC) (for BHP Coal) – Industrial Law

Peter Nicholas Yunghanns v Nicholas Colquhoun-Denvers, Victorian Supreme Court (Led by Bruce McClintock SC) (Reserved) – Defamation

ACCC v Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 1305Federal Court, Sydney (Led by Michael Hall SC) (for Meriton) [2017] FCA 1305 Competition Law

Auzcare Pty Ltd v Idameneo (No 123) Pty Ltd, [2015] NSWCA 412, NSW Court of Appeal (Led by Yaseen Shariff) –Contracts

Bayside Council v Gary Williams & Ors, Supreme Court NSW (for Bayside Council) (ongoing) NSW Supreme Court  (Led by Arthur Moses SC) Equity, Freezing Orders

Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd [2018] FCA 125, Federal Court Brisbane (Led by Ian Neil SC) (for Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd) (ongoing) – Industrial Law

Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd v UrbanGrowth [2017] NSWCATAD 71 (Led by Shane Prince) – NCAT, request under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009

NSW v Chapman-Davis [2016] NSWCA 327 (Led by Arthur Moses SC), NSW Court of Appel Statutory Interpretation, Industrial Law

Independent Commission Against Corruption

Operation Ricco –Investigation into the conduct of the former City of Botany Bay Council Chief Financial Officer and others, Appeared with Arthur Moses SC for the City of Botany Bay 

Operation Dasha – Investigation into whether public officials dishonestly and/or partially exercised their official functions, Appeared with Arthur Moses SC for the City of Canterbury Bankstown


Work Health and Safety Prosecutions

Safe Work NSW v Cobar Management Pty Limited [ongoing] (Led by Arthur Moses SC)(for Glencore)

Safe Work NSW v Wollongong Glass [2016] NSWDC 58 (Led by Arthur Moses SC) (for Wollongong Glass)

Safe Work NSW v Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd [ongoing] (Led by Arthur Moses SC) (for Freyssinet Australia Pty Ltd)

Criminal Law

R v Dirani, Supreme Court NSW (Led by Paul McGuire SC for the Crown) – prosecution in relation to terrorism charges concerning the murder of Mr Curtis Cheng outside the NSW Police Headquarters in Parramatta.

R v Alou (No.4) [2018] NSWSC 221 (Led by Paul McGuire SC for the Crown) – Sentence (terrorism offence)

R v Alameddine (No.3) [2018] NSWSC 681 (Led by Paul McGuire SC for the Crown) – Sentence (terrorism offence)

Lawrie v Carey DCM [2016] NTSC 23 (Led by Arthur Moses SC) – Criminal Procedure

De Smet v Khandelwal, ACT Supreme Court (Led by Wendy Abraham QC) – Crown Sentence Appeal

Zanon v The State of Western Australia (2016) 50 WAR 1; [2016] WASCA 91 (Led by Wendy Abraham  QC) – Conviction and Sentence Appeal

Zwam v R [2017] NSWCCA 127 (Led by Wendy Abraham QC) – Conviction and Sentence Appeal