Nahum Ayliffe is an experienced commercial litigator and leads our Insolvency & Restructuring practice group. Nahum holds degrees in Commerce and Law (Honours) and has extensive expertise in complex insolvency and restructuring matters. He has advised corporate clients and insolvency practitioners on a wide range of insolvency and litigious matters, where he works to achieve a commercial outcome for his clients, shareholders, employees and creditors.
A skilled strategist, Nahum brings a commercial approach to complex matters and frequently assists his clients to facilitate the early resolution of disputes, having participated in mediations across Australian jurisdictions and in the United Kingdom. His litigation experience includes conduct of insolvency, corporations, property, shareholder (including oppression claims), intellectual property and equity disputes. He has also provided strategic advice to his clients on a broad range of corporate insolvency and bankruptcy matters.
Nahum’s prior experience in business is evident in his commercial approach to litigation , whether exploring alternative dispute resolution options, or prosecuting the client’s case through the relevant court or tribunal. Relevant experience includes representing clients in State Courts and Tribunals, the Federal Courts, including experience in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia.
Nahum is a member of the Australian Legal Technology Association (ALTA), the Law Council of Australia and regularly presents on range of topics, including insolvency and restructuring matters, asset planning and contract law.