Symoane Mercurio is a Director within Cowell Clarke’s Dispute Resolution team which incorporates Insolvency and Turnaround.
Symoane Mercurio adopts a commercial and pragmatic approach on all matters to ensure she provides clear, practical and strategic advice to enable her client’s to meet their legal and commercial objectives. Her expertise has been recognised by her inclusion in Best Lawyers in Australia since 2021 for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Law.
Symoane brings significant expertise to her advice on litigious disputes, having experience in contractual disputes, insolvency matters, general debt recovery and the implications of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth). She also provides leasing dispute advice to large commercial and retail property owners and advice to franchisors in managing disputes with franchisees.
With litigation being disruptive to business, Symoane is an advocate of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms and is a nationally accredited mediator. She has been recently appointed to the Office of the Small Business Commissioner’s Mediation Services Panel. Symoane also sits on the Board for Football South Australia and the Women’s World Cup Legacy Committee in South Australia.
- Commercial litigation.
- Dispute resolution, project management and review.
- Commercial negotiation, including mediation.
- Corporate and personal insolvency.
- Contractual disputes.
- Directors duties.
- Debt recovery.
- Governance and strategic planning.
- Personal Property Securities Act.
- Pro-bono litigation matters.