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Position: B.A.[Lib.Sc.], Dip. Law., LLM, GAICD.
Year Joined: 0
Profile: Annette is the principal of Forum Law. Annette was admitted to practice in 1991. Annette has worked for large, medium and small firms in Sydney and the suburbs. With a strong focus on commercial litigation and commercial property law, Annette's clients have included large public companies as well as small to medium businesses and private clients. Annette's experience includes in excess of 10 years in corporate and individual insolvency, working for liquidators and other external administrators as well as for creditors and directors of companies. Annette has strong experience in commercial and residential property matters including small and large scale conveyancing, commercial and retail leasing and development projects for a range of clients from private investors to government departments. Annette has acted for estates and beneficiaries in probate and will matters and is happy to assist with all estate planning legal requirements. Annette has been a speaker for the Law Society's Speaker's Bureau for many years and is happy to speak to groups in the areas of commercial and private law including corporations, trade practices, debt recovery and property law as well as wills, powers of attorney and estate planning matters. Annette is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and she is currently a director on the boards of private and public companies. Annette Fontana has recently completed Harvard University's Program on Negotiation for Lawyers. Annette completed the course at Harvard Law School which included creating value in deal disputes, and deal design and implementation. The course was attended by 70 lawyers from 33 different countries which of itself provided an invaluable opportunity for Annette to engage with lawyers from so many diverse cultural backgrounds. At Forum Law we ensure that we incorporate all of our collective skills, experience and knowledge in achieving the best outcomes for you.
Position: B.A.(Syd), Dip. Law (SAB)
Year Joined: 0
Profile: Andrew is a corporate and commercial lawyer with over 16 years experience, having practised in a variety of areas including commercial litigation, insolvency and contractual disputes. He has also acted for clients in property and family law matters. Prior to his admission as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1994, Andrew acquired litigation and commercial law experience by working for over 3 years as a paralegal in a boutique city law firm, which specialised in commercial litigation and insolvency law. Andrew has a particular focus on commercial and insolvency law, having acted for a broad range of clients including liquidators, voluntary administrators, bankruptcy trustees, creditors, debtors, directors, companies (including publicly listed) and business owners.
Position: B.A., LLB [First Class Hons]
Year Joined: 0
Profile: Gareth was admitted to practice on 27 May 2011, and is now a full-time solicitor with Forum Law. Having worked previously in the general claims section of a major general insurance company, Gareth has been with Forum Law since November 2007, working as a para-legal until his admission. Gareth holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws double-degree from Macquarie University, including first-class honours in Law. Gareth is knowledgeable in all areas of property law and is interested in all matters relating to building and construction, planning and development. Gareth received 3 University prizes from Macquarie University on his graduation , including the prestigious Deanâ€™s Award.
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Profile: Ella Dalrymple, paralegal, is in her fourth year of a combined arts and law degree at Macquarie University. Ella joined Forum Law in August 2010 after gaining her first legal experience in a small Chatswood firm. Ella has competed successfully in the Macquarie University Law Society Client Interview Competition, in which her team placed second overall, and is interested in contract law and litigation.
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