Lender disputes, restructuring and insolvency

Ranked as a leading insolvency specialist by Doyle's Guide and The Best Lawyers™ in New Zealand.

Experience includes advising and representing lenders and insolvency practitioners in a large range of debt collection, restructuring and insolvency matters, including:

  • acting for Indevin Group Limited on issues concerning its acquisition of shares in Villa Maria Estate Limited
  • acting for the receivers of Yogurtnmore Limited and related entities
  • acting for the administrators and deed administrators of the Solid Energy group
  • acting for Five Star Consumer Finance Limited (In rec) in civil claims against its directors
  • acting for the bank and receivers on Feltex matters
  • numerous cases before the High Court and Court of Appeal for receivers about PPSA issues
  • removing numerous caveats for mortgagee sales and opposing or lifting injunctions preventing the sale of assets in insolvency contexts.

Infographic on Business Debt Hibernation regime (May 2020)

Laura O'Gorman "Chasing Debtors: Service and Cross-Border Issues" [File size: 7.9MB] at Legalwise webinar (20 September 2019)