Marelda Hibberd > Maddocks > Melbourne, Australia > Lawyer Profile

Maddocks
COLLINS SQUARE | TOWER TWO
LEVEL 23, 727 COLLINS STREET
MELBOURNE VIC 3008
Australia

Work Department

Restructuring and Insolvency

Position

Partner

Career

Marelda has more than ten years’ experience in insolvency, banking recovery and restructuring work. She has advised on a wide range of bankruptcy, corporate insolvency, securities enforcement and commercial litigation.

She acts on behalf of insolvency practitioners, secured lenders, directors and creditors in providing advice on all aspects of external administrations, including asset realisation and court proceedings commenced as a result of a company’s insolvency. Marelda also acts on behalf of several banks in recovery of corporate and commercial debts.

Marelda has experience in advising clients from industries such as banking and finance, manufacturing, retail, and extractive industries. In recent times, she has acted in several large scale forestry managed investment scheme administrations.

Marelda is recommended as an Insolvency and Reconstruction Lawyer in the 2016 Doyles Guide. She is also ranked in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014-2016 and Best Lawyers 2013-2015 for Insolvency and Reorganisation. The IFLR 100 notes Marelda is: ‘Very thorough and very commercial, able to strike a good balance. Even the junior staff are good, which is a reflection of her.’

Memberships

Law Council of Australia – Reconstruction and Insolvency Committee Member

Professional Member Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association.

International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Victorian Branch (IWIRC)

Law Institute of Victoria

Education

BA, University of Melbourne

LLB, Deakin University

Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Restructuring and insolvency

Marelda Hibberd heads up the department at Maddocks, which is singled out for its restructuring and asset realisation litigation expertise. The practice serves banking clients including CBA and Bendigo & Adelaide Bank, and is regularly instructed by clients in the public sector including the Victorian Registrations and Qualifications Authority. Hibberd is a key contact for formal insolvency administrations, David Newman handles corporate insolvencies and security enforcements, Michael Johns counts secured lenders and insolvency practitioners as clients, and Sam Kingston handles contentious work. Danielle Funston joined the team from K&L Gates in late 2018.