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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Effective handling of securities enforcement litigation and distressed debt refinancings. Also deploys industry knowledge on restructurings, insolvencies and workouts in the mining, real estate, logistics and financial services sectors. Clients include overseas hedge funds and private equity houses, as well as leading insolvency advisers, banks and companies in distress.

Strengths

Clients underline the team's strength in addressing the details of a matter as well as the bigger picture: "They understand the intricacies and are also able to manage expectations and personalities, they're able to speak on the detailed level and also provide the necessary context."

Another client says: "They are very responsive and very thorough in their approach, as well as good at suggesting alternative mechanisms to solve disputes."

Work highlights

Advised MZI Resources, and subsequently the voluntary administrators, on its restructuring plan, including a deed of company arrangement.

Notable practitioners

Cameron Cheetham is "practical, responsive, and in the trenches with the client," according to one interviewee. He represents distressed corporates, appointees and investors on distressed investments and restructurings, with notable experience in acting on cross-border mandates for investment funds. A client notes: "He's very strong on reaching commercial resolutions in the insolvency dispute space."

Sam Delaney is noted by market sources for his litigation expertise, with one client saying: "He is an exceptionally strong technical litigator - he knows all the rules, but he is also very creative." He is regularly instructed by companies and banks on risk advisory and and restructuring mandates.

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Restructuring/Insolvency Department

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Level 17, 8 Chifley, 8-12 Chifley Square, NSW 2000

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

2000

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Restructuring/Insolvency


Cameron Cheetham
Band 2
Sam Delaney
Band 3