Simone Pearce - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Simone Pearce


  • Lecturer in Law
+61 7 5456 3533
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Simone Pearce

Simone practised locally for just short of 22 years, and was a partner of a prominent local Law firm for the last 15 years. Practice included all areas of General practice, with specific interest and focus in Family Law and Litigation, Succession law and Sports Law. Simone has chosen a change of career and will be embarking upon a PhD in the area of Children with disability access to sport, a discrimination issue. Simone has a great interest in discrimination issues, and the equitable treatment of minorities or the underrepresented and excluded.

Professional memberships

  • Queensland Law Society (QLS)

  • Sunshine Coast Law Association (SCLA)

  • Family¬†Law¬†Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FLDRP)

Research areas

  • Family Law
  • Sports Law
  • Disability discrimination in sport

Teaching areas

  • Family Law
  • Sports Law
  • Legal Internship
  • Professional Conduct