Bankruptcy and Insolvency
In addition to our extensive debt recovery practice we also provide expert advice to people and organisations regarding bankruptcy and insolvency. We have significant experience in this field of law and have acted in numerous matters for debtors and for creditors.
Our services include:
  • obtaining default judgments
  • conducting defended hearings
  • covering costs
  • drafting and enforcing
    • deeds of release,
    • security documentation, e.g. mortgages, guarantees, fixed and floating charges
  • enforcing judgments (writs, garnishees, examinations, instalment orders etc)
  • litigation over guarantees, mortgages, charges, property interests
  • insolvency law:
    • company winding up
    • bankruptcy
    • post-liquidation/bankruptcy actions e.g. creditor’s meetings, voting, proofs of debt, examination of bankrupts and company officers
    • making and defending claims for “clawing back” assets, preferences, void dispositions and insolvent transactions ASIC investigations
    • recovery of assets
    • setting aside voidable transactions
    • acting for liquidators and trustees in relation to examinations of directors and bankrupts
  • if you are in business or are facing creditors, advising you on your risks and liabilities;
  • obtaining urgent Court orders to preserve assets/”Mareva” Injunctions
  • litigation over breaches of directors duties
  • Trade Practices and Fair Trading Acts claims
  • Industrial Relations Act matters including re-writing unfair contracts
  • negotiated settlements/mediations.