Jennifer obtained her undergraduate accountancy and law degrees at the Queensland Institute of Technology and Queensland University of Technology respectively. Although she has been employed by the Australian Taxation Office and a number of large and small accountancy practices in their audit, tax and small business divisions, the majority of her employment has been as an academic in the Business faculty of Queensland University of Technology and in the Law and Business faculties of Griffith University. She currently lectures in Business law and Company law at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus. Jenny has a Master of Laws from Queensland University of Technology and gained her PhD from the University of Queensland. Her dissertation was entitled: Specific Conflicts of Interest and Debtor Opportunism within Corporate Groups: A case for additional creditor protection. Her principal legal research interests are in the insolvency / corporate law areas including insolvency practitioner regulation, corporate groups, and creditor protection measures, whereas, her teaching interests concentrate on the use of blended learning technologies in tertiary teaching and most recently the role of Pracademics as an alternate means of students gaining employability skills.
- Corporate groups
- Business law and ethics