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Laura Johns is a restructuring, insolvency and banking litigation lawyer based in Sydney.
Laura has extensive experience in insolvency and banking dispute resolution. Laura advises Australia's leading banks and other financial clients on complex corporate insolvency processes, litigation and recovery matters. She was part of the Australian legal team acting for Perpetual Trustees in the US and UK arising out of the Lehman's bankruptcy. Recently, Laura had a lead role in the Bergin Inquiry conducted by the Honourable PA Bergin SC into Crown Casino supporting the Inquiry and Counsel assisting in all aspects of its work.
Laura acts for banks, insolvency practitioners, government bodies, security companies and creditors on issues connected with companies in financial distress and has assisted clients on a variety of insolvency and restructuring assignments domestically and internationally. She regularly advises on security enforcement, receiverships, voluntary administrations, liquidations and disputes.
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- High Court of Australia 2011
- Supreme Court of New South Wales 2011
- Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales 2005
Unfair preference claims shot? Impact of Australian High Court’s rejection of peak indebtedness rule in Gunns case
Publication | March 01, 2023
Unfair preference claims shot?
Blog | February 27, 2023
Australian High Court banishes statutory set-off, sets up liquidator recoveries in unfair preference decision
Publication | February 23, 2023