Rachel has practiced law since 2015 and has experience in all aspects of corporate and commercial litigation, specialising in bank recoveries, reconstruction and insolvency.
She acts for a broad range of statutory, public and private entities. This includes insolvency practitioners, financial institutions, shareholders and directors throughout Australia and statutory entities at a State and Commonwealth level.
Rachel advises receivers, liquidators and trustees in their administrations and directors and public and private companies in relation to informal restructurings and on insolvency matters such as uncommercial transactions, preferences and insolvent trading.
She also acts in relation to a variety of commercial disputes, ranging from secured and unsecured debt recovery and recovery of trading assets and real property.
LM Investment Management
Acting for the court appointed receiver of a managed investment scheme, and specifically in relation to contested court proceedings alleging negligence against the fund’s auditor.
Receivers and Managers
Acting for various receivers and managers and assisting with the sale of various assets including airplanes, taxi licences, trading assets, plant and equipment and farming, commercial and residential property.
Assisting Hough Consolidated, an Australian medical diagnostics business that distributes rapid antigen tests, in its acquisition of Ellume Limited (in administration).
Acting for various departments and agencies of the Commonwealth government and assisting with debt recovery, insolvency matters and defending unfair preference claims.
Acting for a liquidator to seek judicial advice regarding entry into and performance of a deed, admitting creditor proofs of debt without adjudication and declaring an interim dividend
Acting for a financial institution to defend an application for preliminary discovery in the Federal Court of Australia and a claim seeking to challenge the validity of the bank’s security on a variety of bases including fraud.