Jamie in a Nutshell
Jamie is Owner and Solicitor Director of Pod Legal. With extensive experience in advising businesses of all sizes on all aspects of intellectual property, technology and social media law Jamie is highly regarded within the legal industry.
Jamie is a Registered Trade Marks Attorney, capable of delivering end-to-end trade marking services that legitimise and protect your business’ intellectual property.
A seasoned entrepreneur himself, Jamie is well-placed to support businesses in their infancy. When you start right, you grow right – and that’s exactly why businesses need Jamie on their side.
Outside of the law, Jamie dominates in the seniors tennis circuit. Having held world rankings in singles, doubles and mixed divisions, Jamie’s your go-to guy for grand slam legal advice.
Jamie in the Media
When one of his trade mark cases became the subject of a media frenzy in 2012, Jamie and Pod Legal were propelled into the public eye. Successfully trade marking a sweary play-on-words for a snack brand, Jamie soon found himself named in news publications in over a dozen countries.
Arguing the case of swear words aside, Jamie now provides expert legal commentary for News Limited, SBS News and a plethora of national media outlets. He’s also an expert columnist for the Australia Post Stories website and Acuity Magazine, belonging to Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Jamie in Action
Alongside providing ongoing support to businesses of all sizes, Jamie is a respected speaker and workshop host.
He has delivered presentations and workshops relating to intellectual property, online legal risk and social media law on behalf of Tourism Queensland, the National Stock Exchange of Australia, Commerce Queensland and many private businesses and organisations throughout Australia, including Bupa, Business Chicks, Hyatt Hotel, Collective Hub and CrimSafe.
Jamie in Education
An Adjunct Teaching Fellow at the Bond University Faculty of Law, Jamie has written and delivered the syllabus for E-Commerce & the Law, which is a specialist subject taught at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.
- Bachelor of Laws
- Legal Practice Course
- Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
- Graduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice
- Registered Trade Marks Attorney
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
- Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
Karan White is Owner and Business Director of Pod Legal. She has extensive business management experience across a broad range of industries, both in Australia and internationally, including the United States, New Zealand and the Caribbean. Karan is accustomed to reporting to Boards and has held in excess of 40 committee management positions and various executive management roles.
Throughout her career, Karan has been the recipient of numerous professional awards. Very highly regarded by her peers, Karan continues to receive accolades for her commitment to mentoring business women and for her enthusiasm for improvement.
- Bachelor of Business
Karan invests substantial personal resources as well as those of her firm to ensure that women in business have access to reliable, credible and expert advice to apply in their own enterprises. She is a proud member and advocate of the Women In Focus and Business Chicks communities
Karan is also an award winning blogger and Top 20 Australian digital influencer. Her interest in digital storytelling and content co-creation is expressed via her agency Power Pets, who work with global agencies in the multi-billion dollar pet vertical.
Karan is an innovation advocate, has a demonstrated entrepreneurial mindset, a philanthropic heart and is a kindness activist.
Away from work, Karan advocates for the welfare of animals, adds to her collection of vintage brooches and works on developing her skills as a photographer.