Practice Areas:
Insolvency and reconstructionColin Brown
Dispute resolution and litigation
– Corporate and commercial

Colin is a consultant solicitor and specialises in the areas of insolvency and reconstruction and commercial litigation.  Colin worked as a legal executive in London for a number of years, returning to practice in Australia in 2005.

A member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA), Colin has a strong background in the insolvency area and acts for secured and unsecured creditors, commercial entities, administrators, liquidators, bankruptcy trustees and other insolvency practitioners across a range of industry sectors, as well as advising individuals, boards and company directors on all aspects of insolvency law.

Colin also acts for private and corporate clients involved in a broad range of commercial disputes, particularly in respect of contractual and commercial transactions.  Colin engages in ADR and has resolved a number of large and complex commercial disputes for the firm’s clients.

Specifically, Colin regularly advises:

  • Insolvency practitioners in respect of all issues arising out of insolvency arrangements including Corporations and Bankruptcy Act powers and asset recovery actions.
  • Business owners and company officers in relation to their rights, duties and obligations in both insolvency and non-insolvency contexts.
  • Creditors in actions to recover debts or trace assets, as well as strengthening their position through improved trading terms and security interests.
  • Debt recovery litigation.
  • Parties seeking to structure businesses and personal arrangements so as to provide legally enforceable asset protection outcomes.
  • Private and corporate clients involved in commercial disputes and litigation.