Terri Janke

Solicitor Director,
Terri Janke and Company

Terri Janke is the Solicitor Director of Terri Janke and Company, a commercial law firm. She is an international authority on Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) and has written the leading protocols and ICIP models in the film, arts and museum and archival sector. She is valued mentor, an advocate for Indigenous rights, an accredited mediator and governance expert.


Terri was born in Cairns and has family connections to the Torres Strait Islands (Meriam) and Cape York (Wuthathi). She was awarded NAIDOC Person of the Year 2011, the Attorney General’s Indigenous Lawyer of the Year 2012, and was a finalist in the 2015 NSW Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

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