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 Court and Family Court 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 Justice Philippides of the Supreme Court of Queensland and worked in private practice. Simone subsequently spent several years working in-house before returning to 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.
In 2019, Simone was named in Doyle’s Guide as a recommended junior counsel in Queensland for family law, for parenting and children’s matters and for family law mediation.
In 2020, Simone was named in Doyle’s Guide as a recommended junior counsel in Queensland for family law and for parenting and children’s matters.
Simone is currently one of the Counsel Assisting to the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
Simone has chambers in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.