Our dedicated team have the experience to handle matters ranging in size from small personal bankruptcies to large corporate
insolvencies. Our team includes:
With more than 10 years’ industry experience, Sandra has successfully worked on various corporate and personal insolvency administrations. As the current Senior Manager of O’Brien Palmer, Sandra manages the team in Sydney, and has had extensive experience in both corporate and personal insolvency matters.
Nick is a Senior Manager and has more than 8 years of experience in the insolvency industry. He has been involved in a wide range of corporate insolvency engagements (i.e. Voluntary Administrations, Receiverships, Liquidations), over an array of industries. Nick has successfully worked on many external administrations, including business turnaround. Nick is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
JAMES LE MESSURIER
James has over 8 years of industry experience and has been involved in a wide range of corporate and personal insolvency administrations. In particular James has played a key role in several large trade on Voluntary Administrations which have led to a favourable return to creditors and a successful turnaround of the business. James is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Craig has had almost 9 years’ experience in the corporate and personal insolvency industry. He has worked successfully on many administration appointments over the years. In
particular, he specialises in Voluntary Administrations and
Liquidations. Craig also has experience in business advisory and consultancy, commercial litigation and restructuring.
Rob is a Manager at O’Brien Palmer with 8 years of
experience in Corporate and Personal Insolvency. He has a wide ranging knowledge of various types administrations,
including Voluntary Administration, Creditors Voluntary
Liquidation, Official Liquidation, Members Voluntary
Liquidation and Personal Insolvency and Debt Agreements.
James is an admitted solicitor with over 7 years’ experience in the legal industry. He has extensive experience in insolvency litigation with a particular focus on corporate liquidation and personal bankruptcy. James joined O’Brien Palmer in 2018 as an Assistant Manager. His role consists of managing matters which proceed to litigation.
Paul joined O’Brien Palmer as a Supervisor in September 2017 and has over 8 years of industry experience in both corporate and personal insolvency administrations. Paul has a degree in Business (Accounting), has been admitted as a Chartered Accountant and a member of ARITA. He has gained experience in a portfolio of external administrations including court liquidations, creditors voluntary liquidations, members voluntary liquidations, voluntary administrations, deeds of company arrangement and bankruptcies.
Bringing extensive knowledge, experience, and attention to detail in personal and corporate appointments, Hollie joined the firm in February 2018 as Supervisor. Hollie’s 7 years’ experience has seen her take the lead on private and publicly listed entities, located around Australia, and overseas.
Aaron joined O’Brien Palmer in January 2018, having over 7 years of experience in personal and corporate insolvency appointments. Having begun his career in Wagga Wagga, he moved to Sydney in 2014 to further his skillset. He is currently undertaking the ARITA Advanced Certification to further his knowledge base.
MARK DE VEGA
Mark recently joined O’Brien Palmer in January 2019 as a Supervisor with five years experience in corporate and personal insolvency administrations. With an engineering and accounting background, Mark brings with him a commercial approach to insolvency borne out his experience, from his work in the consumer goods industry, distribution and logistics.
Darren recently joined O’Brien Palmer with over 2 years of industry experience in both corporate and personal insolvency administrations, and over 3 years of experience previously in business advisory and taxation. Darren has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and has been admitted as a Chartered Accountant as well as a member of ARITA. He has gained experience in a handful of external administrations including court liquidations, creditors’ voluntary liquidations, voluntary administrations, deeds of company arrangement and bankruptcies.
Luke is a senior insolvency accountant with strong technical, commercial and business advisory skills. He has significant experience in handing large and complex matters within insolvency appointments across various industries including hospitality, automotive and building & construction.
Justin has recently completed his degrees in both Business Administration & Commerce (Professional Accounting) and is looking forward to commencing his career in Insolvency Administration. Justin has 3 years’ experience in a business services firm, and is about to undertake the Chartered Accounts Program to further enhance his knowledge in professional accounting.
Adrian has recently joined O’Brien Palmer as an Insolvency Accountant. He has completed a Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting) and will continue his studies through the Chartered Accountants program. Adrian has 5 years of insolvency experience, working on a wide variety of matters from many different industries for both personal and corporate insolvency matters.
Daniel has recently joined O’Brien Palmer, having previously worked in tax accounting. He aims to expand his accounting knowledge with experience in corporate insolvency. He is studying a Bachelor of Business at UTS and aims to further his education by undertaking the Chartered Accountants program and Juris Doctor upon the completion of his degree.
David joined O’Brien Palmer in August 2017 having completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Macquarie University. David brings additional skills to his work in Personal and Corporate Insolvency from his experience in Taxation and Auditing. David is currently undertaking the Chartered Accountants Program.
Jay recently joined O’Brien Palmer having a particular interest in business rehabilitation. He recently completed his studies in Commerce & Business at the University of Newcastle and intends to commence his program of studies with the CAANZ in 2018.
Maclaren recently joined O’Brien Palmer to gain experience in corporate and personal insolvency, with a particular interest in turnarounds and business restructuring. Currently studying a Bachelor of Accounting which he intends to complete in 2019 and progress to undertake the Chartered Accountants program afterwards.
Nick recently joined O’Brien Palmer with a fascination for corporate re-structuring and turnaround. Nick expects to complete his Commerce & Business Administration double degree at Macquarie University in November 2018, and aims to build upon this education by commencing the Chartered Accountants program in 2019.
Josh recently joined O’Brien Palmer in December 2018, as an Insolvency Accountant. He is in the final year of his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree, which he intends to complete in 2019, and is in his penultimate year studying a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), scheduled to finish in 2020, with both studied at The University of Notre Dame. He aims to undertake further education by completing the Chartered Accountants Program, an Honours paper in Insolvency. His particular interests in the field include restructuring, liquidation, receivership and administration.
Jack recently joined O’Brien Palmer to gain experience in corporate insolvency and has a particular interest in business rehabilitations and restructurings. He will complete his bachelor of business at Western Sydney University mid 2019 and intends to begin the Chartered Account program shortly after.
Yaroslav commenced at O’Brien Palmer in November 2018, having enthusiasm in personal and corporate insolvency appointments. His particular interest is manifested in forensic investigations and recoveries. Yaroslav is also studying a Bachelor of Commerce at Macquarie University and aims to undertake the Chartered Accountants program upon the completion of his degree.
Nash has recently joined O’Brien Palmer, having previously work in the Not-for-Profit sector. He expects to complete his undergraduate studies in Accounting and Mathematics at UNSW in 2019. Nash intends to further his studies by undertaking the Chartered Accountants program and Juris Doctor upon completion of his degree.