Insolvency

Our Practice

Our insolvency team has a wealth of experience in all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency and provides a full range of personal and corporate insolvency advice covering liquidation, receivership, voluntary administration, deeds of company arrangement and bankruptcy.

Over the years our lawyers have acted for most of Queensland's leading liquidators and bankruptcy trustees.

Our Expertise

  • advising creditors (both secured and unsecured) including financial institutions, companies and individuals, on their exposure to financially stressed debtors and the various options available to them
  • providing advice to financially distressed debtors on the various options available to them, and negotiating settlements
  • advising and acting in a variety of commercial insolvency disputes, including defending and prosecuting insolvent trading, unfair preference claims, uncommercial transactions, unfair loans and unreasonable director related transactions
  • assisting liquidators and bankruptucy trustees in recovery actions
  • representing liquidators, bankruptcy trustees and examinees in public examinations
  • advising liquidators and bankruptcy trustees on:
    • their rights and obligations under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009
    • dealings with employees of insolvent businesses
    • equitable rights of joint property owners
  • acting in a variety of insolvency related Court applications, including bringing and defending applications for freezing orders to restrain funds being removed offshore
  • acting in partnership and shareholder disputes including the appointment of receivers
  • appointing provisional liquidators to companies

Our Team

Please refer your enquiries to:

John Saunders, Partner
(07) 3307 4566
jsaunders@shandtaylor.com.au

Rod O’Sullivan, Partner
(07) 3307 4568
rosullivan@shandtaylor.com.au

Kimberley Forman, Senior Associate
(07) 3307 4523
kforman@shandtaylor.com.au