A partner in Colin Biggers & Paisley's corporate and commercial team since 2014, Simone has expertise in corporate transactions and corporate advisory, with a focus on unlisted companies across key industry sectors including transport and logistics, education, manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, aged care, energy and resources, technology and telecommunications.
Simone regularly advises on share and business sales and acquisitions, including all aspects of due diligence, as well as drafting and negotiating contractual documentation. Simone also advises on joint ventures, shareholder agreements, constitutions, general corporate documentation, outsourcing, procurement issues, and tenders and procurement processes, including drafting associated documentation.
In addition to these core areas, Simone has experience in drafting and negotiating a range of corporate agreements. She is well-versed in directors' duties, governance frameworks, compliance issues, privacy and data security. She provides trusted advisory services to boards, C-suite and executive management on these matters.
Simone regularly advises on setting up operations for foreign companies looking to do business in Australia. She is familiar with the legal requirements and regulations involved in this process, and can help foreign companies navigate the Australian corporate landscape.
Simone speaks German fluently and acts for many German and foreign companies operating in Australia.
Simone holds a Bachelor of Economics and Law from Sydney University.