Prior to joining Banki Haddock Fiora, Jake worked at boutique media and entertainment law firms, specialising in defamation and intellectual property. Jake has extensive defamation and media experience, acting for a number of large publishers and broadcasters. Jake’s practice includes not-for-profit structuring advice, contract, and alternative dispute resolution. He has advised clients in the news media, technology, film, television, and music industries on reputational, structuring, commercial and contentious issues. Jake has been involved in key IP and defamation litigation including Hayson v The Age Company Pty Limited, O’Neill v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited, Larrikin Music Publishing v EMI Songs Australia (the “Kookaburra” copyright infringement case), Liu v The Age Company Pty Limited and GM Holden v S.S.S. Auto Parts.
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