LawAdvisor Directory

Janelle Moody

Director at Moody Legal Pty Ltd

19 years PQE
New Farm, QLD, AU


Janelle is a senior corporate and commercial lawyer (admitted 1996) with specialist expertise in the resources industry over the last 15 years. She has advised many private and public companies on the establishment of joint ventures and the disposal and acquisition of interests in major resources projects.

She is well known for her drafting expertise and produces tailored documents for complex commercial transactions. She is a document architect, paying attention to all facets of a transaction before formulating her advice and documents. Clients benefit from her considered and analytical approach.

Janelle has significant expertise in managing due diligence and major transactions, including scoping activities and reviewing material contracts, to ensure that timeframes and objectives are met. Her involvement ranges from providing foreign investment review board (FIRB) advice to drafting documentation and obtaining required approvals.

Janelle also draws on her resources industry knowledge to review various commercial agreements including marketing and sales agreements.

Other major commercial transactions that Janelle assists with include restructuring existing entities and structuring specific projects. She has drafted restructure documentation for various resources clients prior to their ASX listings.

She possesses an inherent understanding of the commercial realities of her clients’ projects and her legal project management skills are highly regarded.

Her clients include business owners, large private companies and listed public companies particularly in the resources area.

Janelle is also a member of the Qld Committee of The Resources and Energy Law Association (AMPLA). She is also actively seeking board roles particularly those companies that would benefit from a female director with vast corporate and commercial knowledge.

Practice Areas

    • Company formation
    • Company constitution
    • Company management
    • Limited liability
    • Shareholder rights
    • Company reporting and disclosure obligations
    • ASIC
    • ASX listing
    • Corporate finance
    • Company incorporation
    • Fundraising
    • Founder and Shareholder Agreements
    • Privacy Policies and Website Terms & Conditions
    • Tax
    • Formation and dissolution
    • Legal structures
    • Client relations
    • Tax
    • Business contracts



Virtual Practice

Practising Certificate

Admission to Practice, 1996