Mr Craig Ensor > Corrs Chambers Westgarth > Sydney, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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Restructuring, Insolvency & Special Situations




Craig has 20 years’ experience in banking, restructuring, insolvency and commercial litigation, and is recognised by his clients and peers as a leading practitioner in all aspects of banking and insolvency law.

Craig has advised Australia’s leading banks and other non-mainstream lenders on numerous corporate collapses, and has acted for voluntary administrators, liquidators, provisional liquidators and receivers and managers in many high-profile corporate insolvencies. Craig also has extensive experience in bank related litigation involving secured and unsecured debt recovery, cheque conversion, fraud and unconscionable conduct claims and significant experience in breach of director duty litigation. He has acted for secured creditors in respect of financial ombudsman complaints.

Craig regularly presents to banking and accounting clients on legal issues and various aspects of banking and insolvency law and is published in the Australian Insolvency Journal.


  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) Member
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL) Member
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Member

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Australia > Restructuring and insolvency

Corrs Chambers Westgarth’s restructuring, insolvency and special solutions team covers the full range of matters including front-end refinancings, securities and loan issues, restructurings, insolvency processes and the related contentious matters. It is also recognised for its expertise in the retail and mining sectors; it recently advised on the voluntary administration of the Red Lea Group and assisted the receivers and managers of Lake Coal and Fassi Coal with the sale of the Wallarah Coal joint venture. Cameron Cheetham heads the practice, which also fields litigators Sam Delaney and Craig Ensor, and Patrick O’Grady, who has notable experience in distressed lending and workout and restructuring arrangements. Michelle Dean was also promoted to the partnership.