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Corrs Chambers Westgarth

LEVEL 17, 8 CHIFLEY, 8-12 CHIFLEY SQUARE, SYDNEY, NSW 2000, AUSTRALIA
Tel:
Work +61 2 9210 6500
Fax:
Fax +61 2 9210 6611
Email:
Web:
www.corrs.com.au
Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Port Moresby, Sydney

Sam Delaney

Tel:
Work +61 2 9210 6598
Email:
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Litigation & Dispute Resolution / Restructuring & Insolvency.

Position

Partner.

Career

Specialising in commercial litigation and insolvency, Sam has advised in some of Australia’s largest corporate collapses including Allco Finance Group, Primebroker Securities, Octaviar and HIH and acted in many high value complex commercial disputes involving directors duties, property rights, professional negligence, franchising, trade practices, securities lending, white collar crime and insolvency.

Sam brings a very commercial approach to the resolution of all problem situations – a skill that is highly valued by his clients. His thoroughness and responsiveness has earned the trust of globally-recognised and major national brands such as BP, ABN AMRO Clearing, Dulux, Johnson & Johnson, Laing O’Rourke and Fuji-Xerox; and established financial institutions such as NAB, Bankwest and Suncorp.

Member

Insolvency Practitioners Association - Member.


Australia

Regulatory compliance and investigations

Within: Regulatory compliance and investigations

White-collar crime, anti-bribery and corruption are the key areas for Corrs Chambers Westgarth's department, which is led by Richard Flitcroft. Simon Johnson represented a client in relation to an investigation and potential litigation arising from a so-called pyramid scheme in the online payments space. Sydney-based Sam Delaney acts for a global security company in an investigation of fraud perpetrated by a former employee. James Whittaker has particular expertise in class actions, corporate governance of government-related entities and Royal Commissions. The team also includes forensic technology expert Phillip Magness.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Building on the substantial recruitment it saw in 2017, Corrs Chambers Westgarth has notable breadth in restructuring and insolvency with considerable strength advising on restructurings in the mining and logistics transport sectors. Cameron Cheetham heads up the department and acted for Rogers Reidy as voluntary administrators of eChoice, Ben Emblin advised McGrathNicol on the liquidation of Babcock & Brown group's assets, and Michael Catchpoole represented HLB Mann Judd in its role as liquidators of Bruck Textile Technologies in litigation relating to an allegedly unlawful restructuring. Other key individuals include Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, litigators Mark Wilks and Jade Rowarth, and Patrick O’Grady .

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