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Restructuring & Trusts

In set up, operation, an insolvency event or restructure, how ownership and assets are managed and in which form will turn legal outcomes. Experience is critical.  

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We have extensive experience in complex insolvency, restructuring, bankruptcy, construction and PPSA issues, with a track record in navigating complex trust structures.  

Restructure and trust related matters see us act and help drive outcomes for many parties, ranging from beneficiaries, trustees, to other stakeholders such as financiers, liquidators, provisional liquidators, administrators, deed administrators, receivers and managers, or bankruptcy trustees. Be it acting in termination of a winding up to appoint a receiver to a trust, our deep capability in insolvency, restructure and trust law is a critical in achieving successful outcomes. 

We are able to commence proceedings in all jurisdictions throughout Australia; and execute related transactional work that can be triggered in restructures such as business, asset and property sales.

Insolvency

Acting for directors, financiers, creditors, shareholders, employee groups, liquidators, provisional liquidators, administrators, deed administrators, receivers and managers, bankruptcy trustees and other stakeholders. We understand.

There is not much we have not encountered in our many years of collective experience in this space. Talk to us about:

  • Advising on complex insolvency, restructuring, bankruptcy, construction and PPSA,
  • Commencing proceedings in all jurisdictions throughout Australia, and,
  • Related transactional work such as business, asset and property sales.

The Stratos Legal team have a proven track record in acting for insolvency practitioners. We appreciate that you are a sophisticated client, so we pride ourselves on providing commercial and succinct advice without the fluff.

Shareholder Disputes

Often value destruction of a good business is driven by any or all of the management distraction, run away legal costs and a lack of commerciality. 

Our restructuring an insolvency track record has also made made us the ‘go to’ for these matters. In the face of often broken family, friendships or business relationships, a clear and unemotional focus is critical. We understand the costs, the implications of protracted litigation, forced windup or asset disposal.

Be it minorities, family or estate disputes, divorce, acquisition and valuation litigation, we act for parties with a eye to obtaining the commercial outcome – while always keeping a keen eye on costs and keeping our clients informed and involved.

Bankruptcy

Acting for or against the appointment, complex estates call for a thorough understanding of the law, a keen eye for detail and the need to act quickly. 

You may be a business owner contemplating bankruptcy, or an accountant with a client who needs to face tough decisions,  or you are an experienced Trustee needing to secure and quantify the asst pool for creditors.  

No matter the path to come to Stratos Legal, you will work with an experienced team who know the process, the risks and the detail required. Our experience in securing and recovering debts and assets brings another point of difference in our service, and should give you confidence that you have matters in the right hands.