Symoane Mercurio is Special Counsel within Cowell Clarke’s Dispute Resolution team which incorporates Insolvency and Turnaround.
Symoane acts for a range of clients from advising large commercial and retail property owners on leasing disputes and to assisting franchisors in the management of franchisee disputes. Symoane was recently appointed to the COVID-19 Mediation Panel for the SA Small Business Commissioner.
In 2012 she was elected Chair of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia, following on from her role as South Australian Chapter Administrator since 2008. She is currently a member of the panel of mediators at the Magistrates Court and also sits on Football SA’s Disciplinary Tribunal.
Symoane’s expertise has been recognised by her inclusion in Best Lawyers in Australia (2021 Edition) for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation Law.
- 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.