Tonia KaragiannisSpecial Counsel

Tonia works primarily in the areas of commercial and civil litigation.

Having been admitted as a Practitioner of the Supreme Court of South Australia since December 1989, she has had over 20 years of practicing in private law firms.

Tonia has developed extensive experience in a wide range of legal areas including estate litigation, debt collection, professional negligence claims, building, partnership and leasing disputes, misrepresentation claims, construction disputes and Liquor Licensing matters.

She has advised clients in a wide range of commercial disputes and general corporate issues in building and waste companies, wineries, hoteliers, education, property developers, accountants and the not-for-profit sector.

Tonia has been involved in large scale litigation in the Supreme and District Courts as well as general commercial disputes and personal injury claims in the Magistrates Court Jurisdiction.

Tonia is also skilled in resolving disputes through the alternative dispute resolution of mediation having participated in many mediations in recent years. Tonia is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and is a member of the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association of which she is a sub committee member.

Tonia is also able to speak Greek and has advised many Greek speaking clients.