Jane Innes-Jones

Jane Innes-Jones

Counsel since 2023

Areas of expertise.

–  Banking & Finance
–  Special Situations & Restructuring


LLB (Hons), BCom, University of Auckland

International experience.
Olswang LLP (London) 2011 – 2012


ddi: +64 9 921 6012
mob: +64 21 0835 0365


Jane has extensive experience acting for domestic and foreign lenders and borrowers across a range of banking and finance transactions.  She has specialist knowledge of syndicated and club lending structures and is recognised for her experience in restructuring and insolvency matters.

Jane has a unique understanding of lender credit requirements having spent time first in a loan execution role for a major New Zealand trading bank, responsible for arranging and structuring loans across its institutional and corporate loan book (including Sustainability-Linked Loans), and most recently as head of its Syndications and Agency business.


  • NZX-listed borrowers and other corporates in respect of their financing arrangements.
  • Acting for the senior lenders on the restructuring of state-owned enterprise Solid Energy (mining).
  • Acting for the voluntary administrators of New Zealand’s first major voluntary administration (retail sector) and the first New Zealand voluntary administration to implement a going concern deed of company arrangement (retail sector).
  • Acting for the receivers of Bridgecorp Finance (at the time the largest receivership of a financial institution in New Zealand for almost 20 years (c.$450m) (financial services)).
  • Acting for various finance companies implementing moratoriums during the GFC (financial services).