Simone is a Special Counsel in Melbourne’s Litigation Group with a focus on insolvency, corporate advisory and commercial and insolvency litigation. Her clients include listed and private companies, liquidators, administrators, banks and non-bank lenders, construction companies and SMEs.
Simone regularly acts for insolvency practitioners, companies and directors and advises them generally in respect of liquidations and administrations. Simone regularly advises insolvency practitioners on various aspects of the Personal Property Securities Act including vesting and priority issues and recovers voidable transactions. Simone regularly assists directors and insolvency practitioners with the preparation and negotiation of Deed of Company Arrangements.
Simone has experience in most civil jurisdictions in Australia and often acts for clients seeking urgent relief from the Court whether it be in the form of freezing orders or other injunctive relief. Simone has expertise in commercial litigation broadly and more specifically in relation to misleading and deceptive conduct claims and breach of contract claims.
Simone’s experience includes advising: