In today’s economy, it’s not uncommon for business owners, directors or individuals to find themselves navigating their way through financial difficulties. In times of financial uncertainty or distress, stakeholders including directors, CEOs, CFOs, senior management teams, lenders, shareholders, creditors and advisors often need expert assistance and advice. Similarly individuals facing financial uncertainty or distress also need expert assistance and advice. We are regularly approached by various stakeholders, as well as individuals facing financial distress, to provide expert assistance and advice. Whilst insolvency or bankruptcy may be inevitable in some situations, our expertise in business reconstruction allows us to assist many businesses to tradeout of hardship. We have a highly experienced team of liquidators and trustees who are able to bring their extensive expertise and experience to assist in times of financial distress to achieve the best outcome for all stakeholders. Where appropriate we will access resources from across William Buck and the Praxity Alliance to enhance outcomes for all stakeholders.

Our Services

Our Restructuring & Insolvency team is a well established and experienced middle market practice led by its five Registered Liquidators and three Bankruptcy Trustees operating out of Sydney, Parramatta, Melbourne, and Brisbane. We provide the following specialised services:
  • Informal appointments
  • Business Restructuring and Turnaround
  • Safe Harbour Reviews
  • Investigative Accountant Reports
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Business Valuation
  • Pre-Lending Reports
  • Lender Security Reports
  • Independent Expert Reports
  • Solvency Reviews
  • Litigation Support

Formal insolvency appointments:

  • Voluntary administration
  • Deed of Company Arrangement
  • Creditors Voluntary Liquidation
  • Members Voluntary Liquidation
  • Court Liquidation
  • Receiver
  • Receiver and Manager
  • Provisional Liquidation
  • Agent for Mortgagee in Possession
  • Creditors Trust
  • Scheme of Arrangement


  • Bankruptcy & Consultancy Advice
  • Personal Insolvency Agreements (Part X)

Our Offering

Practical & proactive approach

We recognise that each engagement is different. We take a proactive approach to each engagement. Our approach is both commercial and analytical, allowing us to objectively view each transaction while taking into consideration the operational and strategic issues.

Experienced senior team

We have a highly experienced professional senior team with strong transaction history.

Leading mid-market practice in Australia

Our focus is on the middle market, in particular owner managed businesses, enterprises and mid-market ASX listed companies.

Our footprint across Australia

William Buck’s Restructuring & Insolvency team operates out of Sydney, Parramatta, Melbourne and Brisbane, with resources available in Adelaide, Gold Coast and Perth.

Integrated, full transaction service offering

William Buck’s Restructuring & Insolvency team draws on the full resources of the firm’s corporate advisory, business advisory, tax, wealth management and audit specialists in Australia and globally.

Industry experience

Given our focus on the middle market, we have a depth of experience in most industries across the middle market where our clients operate their businesses.

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