Janet Whiting AM


Janet Whiting is head of Gilbert + Tobin’s Disputes + Investigations practice, and a senior partner in Melbourne. Janet is recognised as one of the pre-eminent commercial litigators in Australia. Janet’s client portfolio includes global corporations, ASX top 50, governments and regulators.

In addition, Janet has been involved in the corporate arena as a director throughout her professional career. She is the President of the Council of Trustees of the National Gallery of Victoria, the first woman to hold the position in the Gallery’s 158-year history. She is also a director of Visit Victoria and Newman College, and is Patron of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation.

Janet was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2015 for her significant service to the community through the arts, health and major events sectors and as a legal professional.