Jessica Pollock
Lead Practitioner - Native Title & First Nations

Jessica Pollock
Lead Practitioner - Native Title & First Nations

Jessica Pollock is lead practitioner in Lavan’s Native Title & First Nations team.  

Jessica’s area of expertise is advising on matters relating to Native Title and Aboriginal Cultural Heritage. Her experience spans not-for profit and small firm advocacy as well as advising mining proponents , property developers and other land users on matters relating to Native Title. 

She has demonstrable experience across a range of Native Title Agreements that consist of joint ventures, mining agreements, future acts and right to negotiate matters, ILUAs and Aboriginal heritage agreements, including the implementation, governance and compliance of those agreements.  Jessica has experience in taking instruction, negotiating on behalf of and advocating for First Nations people, having in house Representative Body experience, specifically assisting Prescribed Body Corporates  to manage their Native Title.

Jessica also has general corporate experience, having worked across the Corporate Services team before transitioning into the First Nations space.

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6814
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
jessica.pollock@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Metronet
Native Title & First Nations
Planning, Environment & Land Compensation

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Native Title
Regulatory compliance and governance
Statutory interpretation


EDUCATION

Juris Doctor, Murdoch University (2015)

Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Business Law), Curtin University (2012)


ADMISSIONS

Supreme Court of Western Australia (2016)

High Court of Australia (2016)


MEMBERSHIPS

Piddington Society

The National Environmental Law Association


PUBLICATIONS
07 February 2024
07 July 2023
02 June 2023
How can I help you?
Contact Jessica Pollock here.