Jane Guthrie – Senior Associate

Jane joined Edmonds Marshall McMahon in January 2018.  Prior to joining Jane was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 2012, after graduating from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Laws, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Languages.

At Edmonds Marshall McMahon she undertakes work in the following areas:

  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • Software Licensing
  • Serious Fraud

Jane spent four years working as a civil and criminal litigation lawyer at a leading criminal law firm in New Zealand, well-known for conducting several of New Zealand’s most famous murder trials. Since arriving in the UK, Jane has worked as in-house legal counsel and commercial manager for a technology company which included advising on multi-million dollar software licence agreements in Asia and the USA.  Following that, Jane was a senior lawyer at the Serious Fraud Office, working on one of the largest bribery and corruption cases in UK history.

Jane’s experience as both a defence and prosecution litigation lawyer, together with her commercial expertise means that she is able to provide considered, pragmatic advice with a focus on delivering positive results for her clients.