Insurance: Jones Harley Toole knows insurance.

We are renowned for our insurance expertise having provided advice and support for insurers for almost 50 years. Our insurance team is one of the largest and most experienced in South Australia and provides legal services for insurers throughout Australia.

The team has been involved in some of Australia’s leading judgments for the Insurance sector.

We work collaboratively with legal, medical and other experts and specialists nationally and internationally to ensure the client receives the most up to date and effective outcomes for their insurance portfolio.

Expertise and services include-

- Compulsory third party

- Directors and officers liability

- Fraud

- Global & risk

- Home warranty

- Product liability and defects

- Professional indemnity

- Property liability

- Public liability

- Recoveries

- Workers compensation.

Commercial & Corporate Services: Jones Harley Toole understands business.

We provide specialist support and advice to individuals, businesses, organisations and governments across South Australia, Australia and internationally. We are in a unique position to be able to work with other firms and specialists without brand influence to ensure the client receives the best options for their needs.

Our team has supported clients across the spectrum of commercial interests. From individuals needing help to create an opportunity or resolve a complication in their business, to fantastic young entrepreneurs who’ve seen their plans and strategies realised with tangible growth and success through to national corporate organisations planning and implementing substantial commercial activities in Australia and overseas.

We continue to provide services to international interests looking to move into Australia through investment of business activity.

Our commercial and corporate expertise is extensive across all industries including;

- Alternative dispute resolution

- Aviation

- Banking and finance

- Business administration and restructure

- Business investment

- Business transactions

- Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

- Commercial and residential developments

- Commercial and residential conveyancing

- Debt reduction, enforcement and recovery

- Defence

- Education

- Financial transactions

- Governance

- Health

- Insolvency

- Joint venture

- Liquor licensing

- Local government

- Mergers and acquisitions

- Mining & resources

- Mortgage recoveries

- Not-for-profit

- Product development

- Property

- Retirement and elderly accommodation and care

- Tourism and leisure

- Trade practices and competition.


Sam Jackman

Sam is an experienced Defence and Business Leader.

Sam is unique in our executive team as she is not a lawyer. Sam comes from a defence and governance background having spent 22 years as an Australian Naval Officer, after which she moved into leadership roles in the Non-Government sector and most recently, she was the CEO of a major national Not-For-Profit.

Her defence background gives her a unique understanding of the defence sector, its language and complexities and; as a former Military Officer and CEO, she brings a wealth of knowledge in organisational leadership, governance and change management.

Sam's background and experience enables JHT to provide added value and insight in the 'business to defence' relationship and build sustainable strategic partnerships in the defence sector.

Sam is committed to not only ensuring clients have access to the best legal support possible, but that JHT delivers what really matters, the best business outcomes for our clients.

JHT has invaluable access to a range of industry experts who link together to provide whole of business solutions. For example, JHT utilises the expertise of PRAXTRA, a consulting company specialising in the Defence Industry, particularly, sub-contracting and bid preparation for acquisition and sustainment. Information about PRAXTRA can be found by clicking on their logo below.

It is easy to become overwhelmed by the breadth and depth of the defence sector. Sam Jackman and JHT have unique knowledge and understanding of the sector and can guide our clients to achieve long-term engagement and success.

Mortgage Services

Jones Harley Toole operates a national mortgage centre providing mortgage services to financial lenders across Australia. In this modern era, clients benefit from receiving the highest standard of services for their clients and stakeholders using the most cost efficient model.

We have been providing services to banks, credit unions and other financial institutions for almost 30 years. Our clients appreciate that they can receive the efficiency of a large mortgage team which has client service as a focus, with the added benefit of immediate and accessible legal support when required.

We manage documentation preparation through to settlement in every state and territory. Our team provides clients with a high level of service, appreciation, cost and time efficiencies that can only come with high level experience and expertise.

Personal Services

Jones Harley Toole provides wills, estates and conveyancing services to our individual and business clients while ensuring their personal and commercial interests are protected and managed. Our support ranges from simple family estates to complex business/trust entities and structures. We also handle residential conveyancing for our clients.

Importantly, in circumstances where our expertise does not extend to the support and services required, we link with fellow practitioners or experts to ensure our clients are always represented at the premium level they deserve.