He received his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1978 and worked as an articling student. He was called to the Bar of the Supreme Court of South Australia and became a partner to a Supreme Court Justice in 1979. Deidre earned her LL.B. full-time while working full-time at the Federal Circuit Court. She graduated in 2016 with a surrogacy, which is enough to be rewarded with distinction. Deidre went on to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, which she obtained in March 2018 and was called to the Bar of the Supreme Court of South Australia in April 2018 and the High Court of Australia in May 2018. Josh Berman is a litigator who focuses on complex commercial disputes. Josh brings over 20 years of experience to his clients and successfully represents a range of Fortune 500 companies as well as hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and other financial institutions. He has strong relationships with global mining and technology-focused clients, including advising them on some of their most complex business and legal challenges. Josh also has extensive expertise in handling opposing claims and other litigation related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings. Since 1981, he has been active in all areas of the firm and as a managing partner. In leading the firm, Simon continues to build a strong family legal tradition with a strong commitment to excellence in legal work. A seasoned litigator, Brenton has litigated and defended clients in a variety of complex commercial matters in several jurisdictions across Australia.
While he may be an aggressive litigator, he also understands the non-commercial realities of lengthy and costly (not to mention distracting) litigation and the benefits of early compromise. Brenton works with his clients to provide comprehensive business advice and representation to effectively achieve the best and most practical outcome. Acted for a marketing technology product company in connection with the defense of a lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York alleging infringement of online adware copyright and claims under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.* As a commercial law partner, Brenton has extensive experience in documenting and advising on a number of commercial transactions, including joint ventures. Major real estate transactions, business structuring, commercial leasing and contracts. Josh practices in federal and state courts across the country and has extensive experience in all areas of complex civil litigation, including commercial and intellectual property litigation. His experience includes high-stakes litigation arising from aviation industry disputes, metal and mining disputes, broken cases, future earn-out disputes, shareholder claims, licensing issues and false advertising claims. He applies a business vision and innovative strategies to litigation, often involving new legal issues with far-reaching implications, in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for his clients. Representing a Japanese chemical company in a contract dispute against a biotech company in the Southern District of California.* Deidre works meticulously and is organized with attention to detail. She is calm and keeps her cool and has a high level of professionalism. She has a particular interest in wills and estates and is a good fit for her many years of experience in family law. In her spare time, she explores the Adelaide Hills and volunteers at the Heathfield Netball Club. As part of her law school, she completed a year of psychology, which gave her insight into mental health, child development and communication.
He is an expert in family law, inheritance law and inheritance law. Natasha has been practicing family law for over 15 years and has extensive experience in financial asset division and child matters for married, common-law and same-sex couples. Josh was a trainee lawyer at the Honourable Rosemary Barkett, United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, in Miami, Florida, from 2001 to 2002. Represented Wind Point Partners in a U.S. post-closing claim arising from the sale of an operating business to a publicly traded foreign company. Represents a New York-based hedge fund in high-stakes litigation arising from a joint venture for the sale and lease of airlines. Represented a global mining and metallurgical company in a multi-billion dollar antitrust case in the iron ore and steel pellets market in litigation before the Federal Court of Insolvency. For many years, Brenton has been preparing top-notch security documents for international and domestic banks and private lenders. Natasha strives to achieve the best possible results for her clients, first through legal negotiations. When litigation is required, Natasha has extensive experience in successful litigation, including complex, multi-faceted real estate litigation and urgent injunction and relocation cases. Natasha is acutely aware that her clients are facing what is likely to be one of the most stressful and challenging times of their lives and strives to provide them with guidance that will enable them to make informed and informed decisions during their relationship.