Jenny Paglia Wallmans Lawyers Adelaide

Jenny Paglia


Jenny is a key member of the firm's Commercial and Corporate practice, Financial Services and Commercial Litigation teams.  

As part of our Commercial practice, Jenny's key area of specialisation is in intellectual property management and trade mark law.  She advises clients on trade mark registrations, examination process, oppositions, and proceedings. She routinely undertakes Australian and worldwide trade mark searches and advises clients on matters to consider when creating a brand or logo with the intention to register as a trade mark.

Jenny additionally assists our Financial Service practice with the provision of privacy, regulation and compliance advice for banks, credit unions, building societies, private health insurers and other organisations. She has a particular interest in data breach reporting and associated compliance.  

In a litigation capacity, Jenny assists with the provision of specialist advice and representation for commercial clients across the transport and manufacturing sectors.  Her recent experience has included assisting with a complex international manufacturing arbitration.   In this regard, Jenny was able to utilise specific expertise in electronic discovery, and worked with eDiscovery platforms to manage large volumes of discovery documents.

Prior to practising exclusively as a lawyer, Jenny worked at Wallmans since 2013, as the firm's Research Manager. In this capacity, Jenny has considerable experience in providing high-level legal research and training for clients and internal stakeholders.

As well as a degree in Law (Flinders University) and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Law Society of SA), Jenny has a Bachelor of Education from the University of South Australia.  Prior to joining Wallmans, Jenny worked as an Associate to the Honourable Justice Prior of the Supreme Court of South Australia, and as a lawyer in the areas of Banking and Finance, Property and Litigation at another established commercial firm.  

Memberships / associations

  • The Law Society of South Australia
  • Committee Member:  Australian Law Librarians Association (SA Division)
  • Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (IPSANZ)