19 Inns Chambers, Level 19, Inns of Court, 107 North Quay, Brisbane QLD 4000
+61 7 3236 0899 / +61 403 093 123
Gold Coast Chambers
Simone has been admitted as a legal practitioner since 2007 and commenced practice at the Bar in 2013.
Simone regularly appears in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia and has experience in High Court leave applications. She practices primarily in the area of family law and is a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, a nationally accredited mediator and a nationally accredited family law arbitrator.
Prior coming to the Bar, Simone was an Associate to a Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Simone subsequently spent several years working in-house and in private practice as a solicitor.
Simone was the recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship from Bond University where she completed a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Bachelor of International Relations. She also holds an MBA which she completed at the European School of Management, Paris.
Between 2018 and 2022 Simone has consistently been named in Doyle’s Guide in the following categories:
- Recommended Family Law Junior Counsel – Queensland;
- Recommended Family Law Mediator – Brisbane; and
- Recommended Family Law Junior Counsel for Parenting & Children’s Matters – Queensland.
Simone is currently one of the Counsel Assisting to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
In addition to 19 Inns Chambers, Simone also has chambers at French Quarter Chambers on the Gold Coast.