Insolvency, Receiverships, Bankruptcy

Brookfields Lawyers have broad expertise in corporate restructuring, receiverships, liquidations, voluntary administration, arrangements, compromises, bankruptcy, security enforcement and insolvency related advice and litigation.

Our clients include insolvency practitioners such as liquidators and receivers but we also advise financiers, accountants, companies and individuals who are faced with insolvency-related problems.

Brookfields Lawyers' commercial team offers practical and timely advice on restructuring entities in financial distress, appointing and assisting receivers and liquidators and assisting with the enforcement of securities and guarantees (including mortgagee sales).

Our litigation team conducts proceedings involving voidable preferences, voidable securities, prejudicial dispositions, breach of director's duties and claims against former employees. Our lawyers also advise individuals on the implications of guarantees and bankruptcy issues.

What we do:

  • Advising liquidators and receivers
  • Claims by liquidators against directors and former employees
  • Voidable preference claims
  • Advising creditors on recovery prospects
  • Restructuring advice
  • Advice on enforcement of securities/guarantees
  • Advice on personal insolvency/bankruptcy

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