We apply our business experience to our clients’ matters.
Emma Salerno has a wealth of experience from operating her own businesses as well as her national and international experience in the practice of the law. Emma’s resume includes commercial and in-house experience in the United States, in addition to operating her own businesses across Australia. Having commercial interests in the northern beef cattle industry and being the Vice-Chair of the Kimberley Pilbara Cattleman’s Association, Emma has extensive experience representing members of the pastoral industry.
Emma regularly acts for several large corporates in Agribusiness. Her clients include property developers and construction companies in the eastern states throughout complex developments. Emma also represents the interests of internationally based clients ranging from the US, the UK as well as Asia with respect to their commercial interests in Australia. Emma is adept in problem-solving, a skill that she applies to any area of the law in which she practices. As an accredited mediator, she is regularly engages in the context of negotiation or mediation to resolve complex commercial disputes or to effectively establish solid cooperative relations between people or organisations that avoid future conflicts.
As a lawyer, Darren managed a legal practice of 30 practitioners. As an entrepreneur, Darren has developed a number of businesses in which he retains an equity interest.
For example, Darren raised A$7.5m of capital injection for a manufacturing business based in Queensland, of which Darren holds a substantial equity interest. The capital was raised through a combination of bank debt, private equity and a substantial Government grant.
Both Emma and Darren have held Director positions with private, public and ASX listed companies as well as business councils and charity boards.