Insolvency and Commercial Litigation in Australia
Level 12, 179 Turbot Street, Brisbane, 4000
James Conomos Lawyers was established by James Conomos in July 1992 as a boutique legal firm offering specialist expertise in commercial litigation and insolvency. The firm came into being because James is passionate about achieving positive outcomes for clients and providing real value for money.
Since then, James has pursued his desire to help younger lawyers learn the art of law and problem solving. Through his mentoring, James has shaped a team of capable and ambitious lawyers who will adeptly solve your legal problems within a realistic time frame.
Based in modern offices in the heart of Brisbane’s central business hub, our team has now grown to a total of 15 staff. Expertly guided by Director James Conomos, you can rely on us to tackle any commercial issue you throw our way.
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Wiebke guides her clients through the complex litigation process by prioritising open, honest relationships with an emphasis on communication. With qualifications in international business, Wiebke provides realistic, commercially viable solutions.
Wiebke has extensive experience in complex, large scale litigation and works across a broad range of matters including; insolvency, commercial litigation, property litigation and general litigation. Wiebke has over 10 years' experience in advising companies, directors and shareholders in relation to matters such as corporate governance, directorial duties, matters involving ASIC and prosecutions under the Corporations Act.
Through her work, Wiebke has gained experience and has learnt how to utilise disclosure software to effectively manage large scale litigation, reduce costs for clients and achieve resolutions Having established herself as a pioneer in this emerging area of law, Wiebke has been invited to speak on a panel of experts, where she shared insight into the management of e-trials.
Wiebke is a member of IR Global, the largest international professional service network. As a member, Wiebke attends conferences held internationally, most recently in London, to meet and build global connections with other members who work in the legal, accountancy and financial advisory fields. Accordingly this membership affords Wiebke and fellow members an opportunity to share ideas and to offer each other strategic development support, thus providing significant added value for clients.
Doyles Guide to the Australian Legal Profession has recognised Wiebke since 2015 and has again ranked Wiebke in Leading Insolvency & Restructuring Lawyers in 2017.
Some of the cases in which Wiebke has acted have changed the law and provided positive results. These cases include:
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Drake (No 2)  FCA 1552.
- Anderson & Ors v Australian Securities and Investments Commission  QCA 301.
Areas of expertise:
- Commercial Litigation
- Property Litigation
- General litigation and disputes
Qualifications & Memberships:
- Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
- Bachelor of International Business majoring in finance and economics
- Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
- Solicitor of the High Court of Australia
- Member of the Queensland Law Society
- Member of the Insolvency and Reconstruction Committee Law Council of Australia