Simone Rizzuto is a senior associate in the insurance team.
Simone is an experienced litigator who acts for insurers, commercial property owners, occupiers, principal contractors, host employers, sporting associations, lawyers, medical organisations and practitioners, government departments and individuals in general liability and professional indemnity claims. Her experience includes acting in public liability matters, including accidents involving drivers and pedestrians, as well as medical negligence claims.
Simone has defended her clients before the Local, District, and Supreme Courts, as well as the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission.
Simone's experience also includes representing government clients in the United Kingdom, defending class actions arising from the contaminated blood scandal and catastrophic injury claims in the High Court.
In addition to holding a Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Simone holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Politics. She was admitted to practice in New South Wales in 2011.
Simone joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2019.