Fiona Lymant

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Fiona Lymant

Senior Associate

About Fiona

Fiona is an experienced litigator, with over 12 years’ experience in commercial disputes and litigation including all types of contractual disputes, director and shareholder disputes, intellectual property disputes and defamation.

Fiona focuses on developing strategies in consultation with clients to resolve disputes effectively and commercially. She believes that communication is key in developing strong relationships with clients and provides practical advice to clients rather than providing legal advice in a vacuum.

Fiona’s experience includes three years of practicing in the UK where she specialised in litigation and dispute resolution and acted for clients across many sectors.

Her experience includes:

  • acting for a global motor vehicle hire company in respect of a $4 million claim for damages relating to the handback provisions under a financing lease
  • successfully obtaining judgment for breach of fiduciary duty and an order for payment of equitable compensation against a director in a derivative claim brought on behalf of a company by its shareholders
  • acting for a major healthcare company in defending a claim in the Federal Court for damages in excess of $200 million arising out of a patent infringement
  • acting for an individual in defamation proceedings against two defendants in the Supreme Court. Judgment in the sum of $107,500 was awarded in favour of her client.

Expertise

Alternative dispute resolution

Debt recovery

Insolvency and restructuring

Litigation

Corporate advisory

Defamation

Intellectual property

Competition and Consumers Act 2010

Qualifications & Associations

Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours)

Bachelor of Medical Science

Member of the Women Lawyers Association

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