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Simone Rees

Simone Rees

Co-Founder and Principal

Simone Rees has a proven track record in guiding corporate clients and high-net-worth individuals through complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution (including arbitration and mediation). With a focus on delivering exceptional results, Simone assists her clients in overcoming challenges or obstacles to achieve their business goals.

Before founding Buchanan Rees, Simone accumulated valuable experience in the commercial litigation team of a national top-tier law firm, advising blue-chip corporate and government clients. Her consistent recognition in "The Best Lawyers in Australia" for Litigation (2021 - 2025) underscores her commitment to delivering a high standard of legal service.

Simone brings a wealth of knowledge to the table, particularly in areas like commercial property, trustee and fiduciary duties, and insolvency. Her keen analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail allow to her navigate high-stakes disputes with confidence. Simone’s clients describe her as highly strategic, forceful and extremely thorough in the pursuit of their goals.

In 2023, Simone's exceptional contributions to the legal profession earned her a nomination and recognition as a finalist for the Executive of the Year Category at the Lawyers Weekly Women In Law Awards. Beyond national recognition, she's made her mark as GLE's Dispute Resolution Law Representative in Australia, showcasing her dedication to advancing legal practices on an international scale.

Together with Luke Buchanan, Simone founded Buchanan Rees Dispute Lawyers in order to provide a boutique commercial litigation offering, with a focus on technical excellence and outstanding client service.

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