Toni Vozzo Partner

Meet Toni

Toni is a dispute resolution lawyer with nearly 30 years' experience in business and corporate litigation.

She specialises in the conduct and management of complex litigation and dispute resolution including arbitrations and expert determinations. Toni has managed, resolved and litigated general commercial disputes, corporations and contractual disputes, claims involving trustees, insolvency recoveries, shareholder disputes and company takeover litigation. 

She has advised and represented a broad range of clients, including company directors, banks, company administrators, liquidators, stockbrokers, manufacturers, large private and publicly listed companies, property developers, water providers, and Local Government Councils.

Toni's current practice incLudes plaintiff class action work and insolvency related litigation in the Federal Court of Australia.

Experience

Financial Services/Professional Services

BankSA class action

Acting for the applicants in a class action commenced in the Federal Court of Australia against Bank SA, a division of Westpac Banking Corporation & ors for losses incurred as a result of investments in an alleged Ponzi scheme.

PPB Advisory

Acting for the administrators of the RiverCity Group in significant administration proceedings in the Federal Court in Brisbane.

Standard & Poor's class action

Acting for the applicants in a class action against S&P for losses arising from investments in complex structured financial products.

Lehman Brothers Australia investors

Preparing and submitting claims for 25 investors in the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Australia for significant losses incurred through investments in synthetic collateralised debt obligations altogether in excess of A$140 million.

Fixed Interest Securities Issuer client

Acting for client in dealings with ASIC and its trustee.

Infrastructure

United Water International (a subsidiary of French-based Veolia Water)

Acting in two consecutive expert price determinations in respect of a multi-million dollar legal dispute over Adelaide metropolitan water and wastewater infrastructure outsourcing contract.

Manufacturing

Seeley International

Acted for this air conditioner manufacturer in a number of Federal Court proceedings involving claims against a competitor and suppliers.

Recognition

Listed as a leading lawyer in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Best Lawyers Australia, 2019 - 2020
Listed as a leading lawyer in Litigation
Best Lawyers Australia, 2016 - 2020

Career & qualifications

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Adelaide
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, University of South Australia

Memberships

  • Law Society of South Australia
  • Chair, Wellbeing and Resilience Committee (LSSA)
  • Member of Indigenous Law Students' Mentoring Scheme Committee

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