Annette Fontana

Annette Fontana


B.A.[Lib.Sc.], Dip. Law., LLM, GAICD.

Year Joined



Annette is the principal of Forum Law. Annette was admitted to practice in 1991. Annette has worked for large, medium and small firms in Sydney and the suburbs.With a strong focus on commercial litigation and commercial property law, Annette’s clients have included large public companies as well as small to medium businesses and private clients.Annette’s experience includes in excess of 10 years in corporate and individual insolvency, working for liquidators and other external administrators as well as for creditors and directors of companies.Annette has strong experience in commercial and residential property matters including small and large scale conveyancing, commercial and retail leasing and development projects for a range of clients from private investors to government departments.Annette has acted for estates and beneficiaries in probate and will matters and is happy to assist with all estate planning legal requirements.Annette has been a speaker for the Law Society’s Speaker’s Bureau for many years and is happy to speak to groups in the areas of commercial and private law including corporations, trade practices, debt recovery and property law as well as wills, powers of attorney and estate planning matters.Annette is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and she is currently a director on the boards of private and public companies.Annette Fontana has recently completed Harvard University’s Program on Negotiation for Lawyers. Annette completed the course at Harvard Law School which included creating value in deal disputes, and deal design and implementation. The course was attended by 70 lawyers from 33 different countries which of itself provided an invaluable opportunity for Annette to engage with lawyers from so many diverse cultural backgrounds.At Forum Law we ensure that we incorporate all of our collective skills, experience and knowledge in achieving the best outcomes for you.