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Lee Christensen, Gadens

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Level 7 150 St Georges Terrace Perth WA 6000

Equipped with many years’ commercial litigation and insolvency law experience, Lee effectively addresses the often complex and detailed issues facing his clients.

Financial institutions and creditors, both secured and unsecured, rely on Lee’s insightful advice on insolvency issues.  His in-depth understanding and proven application of the Bankruptcy Act  1966 (Cth) sees him regularly advise trustees, creditors and bankrupts on all of its terms.
Similarly, Lee’s well-rounded experience and his practical, solution-focused approach enables him to advise external administrators appointed to companies under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) or under securities in relation to their duties and obligations, and their overall conduct both pre and post appointment.

Lee’s savvy negotiation skills also serve his banking and finance clients well during commercial litigation or complex debt recovery matters.

Experience

  • Acted in successful proceedings in the High Court of Australia that clarified the position of joint appointments of receivers.
  • Acted in proceedings that clarified the position of the nature of approving external administrators' remuneration.
  • Acted in proceedings that clarified the position of resolutions passed with the vote of related parties/creditors.
  • Acted in major insolvencies ranging from Rothwells, Bond Corporation, The Bell Group, to Great Southern and Griffin Coal.