About Us

Janie Thomas – Director

Janie Thomas – Managing Director/CEO

Janie is our Managing Director/CEO.  A qualified Lawyer and accredited Trainer/Assessor, Janie set up the OneLegal business in 2008.  Previously, she worked in legal for over 15 years, as a Lawyer, Law Clerk and Legal Assistant, for firms including Freehills (now Herbert Smith Freehills), Blake Dawson Waldron (now Blake Dawson), Allens Arthur Robinson and Middletons (now K&L Gates) and several top UK firms.


An accomplished public speaker, Janie conducts presentations and consults to the legal profession on legal recruitment and training matters.  In her spare time, she is involved in rescuing horses and is Secretary of a horse charity.  She also owns over 20 of her own horses and enjoys spending time with them and her rescue cats and dogs, as well as dining out with her husband and friends.

Claudia Simiane – RTO Coordinator/Administrator

Claudia is our Coordinator and Administrator and is usually the first voice to greet you when you telephone us.  She holds a BA Business (Management & Human Resource Management) and  Certificate IV Training & Assessment.  Claudia joined us back in 2016 and she has “temped” at law firms, as well as completing our accredited legal courses, giving her excellent all-round skills and knowledge to help students with their studies.


In her down time, Claudia enjoys hiking, walking her dog, baking cakes and spending time with friends and family.