Mano Phommachack – Consultant


Mano has a focus on commercial cases involving contractual disputes, trade practices claims, warranties and directors duties.

She has advised and represented listed and unlisted resources companies, lenders and directors.

She recently settled a complex dispute involving the payment of $49 million and the acquisition of a large parcel of land (including limited and qualified titles).

Mano is motivated by challenging litigation and enjoys being part of an innovative culture.

Mano has:

  • acted for the former manager of Australian singer Cosima de Vito, who was awarded damages for breach of a management contract (CN Presents Pty Ltd v De Vito [2009] NSWSC 388);
  • instructed senior counsel in a mediation before a former High Court Judge which resulted in the settlement of a complex and protracted Supreme Court Commercial List case; and
  • assisted in the negotiation of a joint venture arrangement for a foreign bauxite mine.

Mano was admitted as a solicitor in 2007 and has had a diverse litigation practice.