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Jessica J. Zoller



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Jessica J. Zoller



Jessica brings a wealth of skill and experience to her legal practice, having acted for a range of clients in complex litigation, international arbitrations and investigations involving multinationals, states and individuals.

Her work has spanned numerous sectors including financial services, healthcare, construction, and energy. She has particular expertise in white collar crime issues, including foreign bribery, money laundering, fraud, and cartel conduct.

Jessica is valued by clients for her ability to draw upon her international experience practising in Paris, London, and Singapore, as well as unique insights gained in prosecuting serious financial and corporate crimes with the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions.

Experience highlights

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Publications: 13 April 2023

Penalising benefits obtained from wrongdoing: more bark than bite?

The High Court of Australia has reserved judgment in an appeal considering how to determine the value of a corporation’s “benefit” derived from foreign bribery, for the purpose of setting the maximum…

Read more Penalising benefits obtained from wrongdoing: more bark than bite?



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NSW 2000

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Admitted as a solicitor (New South Wales), 2015 


L.L.B., Law (First Class Honours), University of New South Wales, 2013

B.A., Philosophy, University of New South Wales, 2013

Other noteworthy experience


  • A UK headquartered electronic money institution in connection with a money laundering systems and controls breach, including its investigation into the breach and advising on regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Genesee & Wyoming Australia in proceedings concerning rights of first refusal concerning infrastructure and rail assets.
  • A major IT supplier defending allegations of misleading representations and breach of contract.
  • An international dairy supplier regarding breaches of restraints and confidentiality obligations by an employee.
  • A Sino-Australian energy company on the development and implementation of policies including regarding whistleblowing and foreign corruption and bribery.
  • Prosecuting senior managers of a major engineering firm in relation to bribery of government officials in South Asia (previous experience).
  • Prosecuting Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and senior banking executives in relation to cartel conduct arising from an institutional share placement (previous experience).
  • Prosecuting a large-scale syndicate in relation to fraud and money laundering regarding funds diverted from the Australian Taxation office (previous experience).
  • Acting for Tabcorp in defending the first civil penalty proceedings brought by AUSTRAC under Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing legislation (previous firm experience).
  • Acting for the Kingdom of Bahrain defending claims relating to regulatory actions taken by its central bank against Iranian financial institutions accused of money laundering, terrorism financing, and sanctions violations and a sanctioned insurance company (previous firm experience).

Published work

A&O publications: 

  • Australia moves – incrementally – towards AML/CTF compliance 
  • Australia proposes robust new foreign bribery laws 
  • More clarity – and more questions – on Australia’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Reforms 
  • “Phase 1.5” in Australia’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Reforms