Simone Rizzuto is a senior associate in the insurance team.
Her core expertise includes acting in public liability matters, occupier's liability and professional indemnity claims. Simone also has extensive experience with assisting health professionals respond to complaints made to the Health Care Complaints Commission and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Simone is an experienced litigator who acts for insurers, commercial property owners, property managers, occupiers, principal contractors, host employers, sporting associations, lawyers, medical organisations and practitioners, government departments and individuals in general liability and professional indemnity claims.
She has defended various clients before the Local, District, and Supreme Courts, as well as the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission.
Since being admitted as a solicitor in 2011, Simone has worked exclusively in civil litigation. She also has experience representing government clients in class actions and catastrophic injury claims in the United Kingdom.
In addition to holding a Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Simone holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in politics.
Originally from the beautiful South Coast of NSW, Simone is an avid hiker and traveller and is currently trying her hand at bouldering and rock climbing.
Simone joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2019.