Scott Sharry is a Partner in our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, specialising in insolvency and restructuring as well as commercial litigation.

Scott acts for banks, financiers, liquidators, receivers and administrators, advising on insolvency administration, recovery and management issues. Scott has also acted for a wide range of corporate clients in both Queensland and New South Wales in respect of complex commercial litigation and Corporations Law matters.

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Restructuring and Insolvency

Octaviar Group: Acting for the Public Trustee of Queensland in relation to its obligations, rights and powers as a creditor of the Octaviar Group.


Acting for major banks: 
In respect of numerous secured and unsecured recovery matters, general banking litigation matters as well as providing advice in relation to insolvency and external administration issues.


Recovery and insolvency management issues: 
Acting for various liquidators, receivers and administrators in relation to recovery and insolvency management issues.


Acting for the administrators of a Queensland mine:
 acting for the administrators of a listed entity and its subsidiaries which owned a Queensland mine. This involved advice in relation to all aspects of the administration, the implementation of a Deed of Company Arrangement and the recapitalisation of the listed shell.


Acting for the receivers of Storm Financial Limited
: involved in advising the receivers and managers appointed to Storm Financial Limited, a large Townsville-based financial services firm.


Acting for the receivers of First Capital Securities Limited: 
involved in advising the receivers on all aspects of the receivership of a large Queensland-based financial services firm.


Acting for the administrators of the Asset Loans Group:
 acting for the administrators and deed administrators of the Asset Loans Group in relation to all aspects of the administration and subsequent Deed of Company Arrangement. In addition, advising the deed administrators in relation to the recapitalisation of the listed parent company Asset Loans Limited.


Acting for several major Australian companies: 
In defending actions for unfair preference payments brought by the liquidator of a contractor of those companies.

See Restructuring and Insolvency

Restructuring

Acting for the administrators of a Queensland mine: acting for the administrators of a listed entity and its subsidiaries which owned a Queensland mine. This involved advice in relation to all aspects of the administration, the implementation of a Deed of Company Arrangement and the recapitalisation of the listed shell.


Acting for the administrators of the Asset Loans Group:
 acting for the administrators and deed administrators of the Asset Loans Group in relation to all aspects of the administration and subsequent Deed of Company Arrangement. In addition, advising the deed administrators in relation to the recapitalisation of the listed parent company Asset Loans Limited.

See Restructuring

Insolvency

Octaviar Group: Acting for the Public Trustee of Queensland in relation to its obligations, rights and powers as a creditor of the Octaviar Group.


Acting for major banks: 
In respect of numerous secured and unsecured recovery matters, general banking litigation matters as well as providing advice in relation to insolvency and external administration issues.


Recovery and insolvency management issues: 
Acting for various liquidators, receivers and administrators in relation to recovery and insolvency management issues.


Acting for the administrators of a Queensland mine:
 acting for the administrators of a listed entity and its subsidiaries which owned a Queensland mine. This involved advice in relation to all aspects of the administration, the implementation of a Deed of Company Arrangement and the recapitalisation of the listed shell.


Acting for the receivers of Storm Financial Limited
: involved in advising the receivers and managers appointed to Storm Financial Limited, a large Townsville-based financial services firm.

 

Acting for the receivers of First Capital Securities Limited: involved in advising the receivers on all aspects of the receivership of a large Queensland-based financial services firm.

 

Acting for the administrators of the Asset Loans Group: acting for the administrators and deed administrators of the Asset Loans Group in relation to all aspects of the administration and subsequent Deed of Company Arrangement. In addition, advising the deed administrators in relation to the recapitalisation of the listed parent company Asset Loans Limited.


Acting for several major Australian companies: 
In defending actions for unfair preference payments brought by the liquidator of a contractor of those companies.

See Insolvency

Debt Trading and Special Situation Investing

Acting for the administrators of a Queensland mine: acting for the administrators of a listed entity and its subsidiaries which owned a Queensland mine. This involved advice in relation to all aspects of the administration, the implementation of a Deed of Company Arrangement and the recapitalisation of the listed shell.


Acting for the administrators of the Asset Loans Group:
 acting for the administrators and deed administrators of the Asset Loans Group in relation to all aspects of the administration and subsequent Deed of Company Arrangement. In addition, advising the deed administrators in relation to the recapitalisation of the listed parent company Asset Loans Limited.

See Debt Trading and Special Situation Investing

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Major Queensland coal mine: Acting for the sales and marketing company of a major Queensland coal mine in respect of a joint venture dispute. The company was involved in proceedings in the Supreme Court of Queensland (which proceeded to a seven week trial) which involved issues of breach of contract, equitable remedies and Trade Practices Act obligations.


Acting for major banks: 
In respect of numerous secured and unsecured recovery matters, general banking litigation matters as well as providing advice in relation to insolvency and external administration issues.


Acting for several major Australian companies: 
In defending actions for unfair preference payments brought by the liquidator of a contractor of those companies.

See Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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