Flo is a versatile, skilled litigator representing clients in compulsory acquisition, contested estates, business disputes and professional negligence cases involving solicitors and accountants.
She is highly regarded amongst clients and peers for her pragmatic, commercial approach to resolving disputes and proceedings. Her particular skill is in identifying the core issues of a matter, and supporting clients in making an informed opinion regarding the merits of their case.
Flo ensures you fully understand the risks and options, will constantly communicate with you throughout the progress of your matter, and develop strategies and plans to prepare for the unexpected. Flo has substantial experience in most jurisdictions and regularly briefs counsel for trial, interlocutory relief, injunctions and urgent hearings.
Flo is confident in leading and advising on large scale, complex matters and recently successfully acted in claims from modest amounts to up $18m. Flo has acted for approximately 100 different clients who were affected by the compulsory acquisition of their property and businesses, negotiating settlements in excess of 300% of initial compensation offers made and many successful determinations. She also acted for a client who was successful in winning the biggest defamation verdict in New South Wales.
Flo has three active young children and has worked as a mentor with the Law Society of NSW, assisting women to excel in the legal profession.
As well as being an accredited specialist in commercial litigation, Flo is a current Committee Member of the Law Society of NSW – for Accredited specialists in Commercial Litigation. She holds a Masters in Health Law from the University of Sydney, and law degrees from Portobello College and Queen’s University, Belfast.
Flo regularly blogs and comments on contemporary legal issues.