Special Counsel

Phoebe Pitt

Phoebe has over 10 years’ experience as a commercial litigator, regularly acting in significant, complex pieces of multi-party litigation primarily in superior courts across numerous jurisdictions for SMEs, ASX-listed corporations, directors, various insolvency practitioners, international litigants and state and Federal Governments. Phoebe is well-regarded for her strong client-focused approach and clients value her ability to manage large-scale and multi-faceted cases whilst being intimately acquainted with the specific details of a case.

Expertise

Phoebe’s expertise includes:

  • commercial litigation in superior courts (Corporations Act, shareholder disputes, Australian Consumer Law, property disputes);
  • class actions (financial services);
  • large-scale debt recovery and enforcement;
  • insolvency litigation; and
  • advice to insureds regarding recoveries, including in the transportation, logistics, mining and FMCG industries.

Recent projects

  • acting for multinational group defending complex and multi-faceted Federal Court litigation;
  • prosecuting operator of prominent online fitness program alleging shareholder oppression and breach of fiduciary duties;
  • defending voidable preference claim on behalf of national company;
  • representing various parties in agricultural business dispute relating to allegations of misrepresentations;
  • acting for national supermarket chain in Australian Consumer Law dispute;
  • advising insured as to recovery of losses from cyber security breach including successful challenge to insurer’s original determination.

location

Melbourne

Partner

Mark Wenn