The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

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

Michael Catchpoole

Tel:
Work +61 2 9210 6288
Email:
Web:
www.corrs.com.au/people/michael-catchpoole/
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Restructuring, Insolvency & Special Situations

Position

Partner

Career

Michael is a specialist in complex corporations, domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters. Michael has extensive experience advising on work-out, distressed and special securities investing strategies. He has also advised on disputes both in Australia and off-shore.

Michael acts for a range of major clients including financial institutions, creditors, large corporations and professional trustees. His focus is on contentious restructuring and re-organisation matters and corporate litigation. Michael's expertise across corporate insolvency law, banking and securities law and restructuring has seen him work on complex litigation and investigations. Michael is also experienced in cross border insolvency law and restructuring matters.


Australia

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 .

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to