Mr Cameron Cheetham > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Work Department

Restructuring, Insolvency & Special Situations




Cameron is our head of restructuring, insolvency and special situations (RISS) and is qualified and has practised for more than 20 years in Australia, London and New York in domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters.

He acts for strategic investors and creditors, public, portfolio and private debtor companies and equity sponsors in distressed lending and restructuring transactions and related contentious disputes. Cameron is familiar with and highly experienced in helping clients identify opportunities and develop and implement strategies that enable clients to profit from distressed situations.

Cameron combines his understanding of formal insolvency regimes and his unique global experience to structure cross border and domestic balance sheet and operational restructures under-performing trading groups.


  • Law Society of New South Wales Member
  • Law Society of England & Wales Member
  • New York Bar Association Member
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) Member
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL) Member

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Restructuring and insolvency

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has a specialist restructuring, insolvency and special situations offering, regularly directly instructed by clients on matters encompassing transactional restructurings, back end insolvencies and contentious litigation. The team regularly handles high-profile mandates for major corporates, financial institutions and international investors, and has expertise in a number of industries, including the financial services, aviation, and resources sectors. The team is led by Cameron Cheetham , who has extensive expertise in distressed financing transactions, also acting for overseas and domestic funds. Sam Delaney  specialises in insolvency litigation and has played a role in a number of major Australian corporate collapse cases, while Patrick O’Grady  focuses on transactional restructurings. Perth-based Michelle Dean  specialises in financial services litigation, and is also highly active in the Western Australia mining sector.