Centre Fellow - Jo Lennan

Jo Lennan holds the role of Principal Legal Officer at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, where she advises on Cabinet matters, constitutional and statutory questions, legislative reforms, commercial dealings and litigation.

She previously worked as a lawyer at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) and the Crown Solicitor’s Office, and as Associate to the Hon Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG, Justice of the High Court.

Jo holds a master’s degree from the University of Oxford, where she was a Commonwealth Scholar. She studied Arts and Law at UTS, receiving the University Medal.

Jo has had a long association with the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and has contributed to public law research and teaching at UNSW. She has written for leading publications, including The Economist, The Australian Financial Review, The Monthly and others.