Specialising in insolvency and reconstruction Joe Abberton has worked primarily in advising insolvency practitioners and financiers across all aspects of receiverships, liquidations and administrations.
Joe’s most recent work includes Arrium Group, Forge Group, Westgem Investments (Raine Square), ADG Group, Navigator Group, Apex Minerals, receivership of the Kailis Olives Group and restructure of the Farmworks Group.
His clients include Westpac Banking Corporation, St.George Bank, National Australian Bank, HSBC, KordaMentha, Ferrier Hodgson, EY, KPMG, PPB, FTI Consulting, McGrathNicol, Pitcher Partners, Deloitte, PwC and RSM Bird Cameron.
Before joining Lavan, Joe worked for the former PPB partnership where he attained his CA qualifications and was involved in a wide range of insolvency appointments. Joe is also the Deputy Chairman of the WA Division of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (formerly the IPA).
Corporate insolvency and turnaround management
Corporate advice and disputes
Corporations law and related matters
Chartered Accountant (2009)
Bachelor of Laws
University of Notre Dame (2003)
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
University of Notre Dame (2002)
High Court of Australia (2008)
Doyle’s Guide (Insolvency) Recommended Lawyer, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Institute of Chartered Accountants (GradDipCA)
IWIRC – The Insolvency Professionals Network