Joseph Abberton
Partner

Joseph Abberton
Partner

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, Citation Resources, Go Marine Group, Centennial Mining Limited, Symbol Mining Limited, Westgem Investments (Raine Square), WPG Resources, ADG Group, Navigator Group, Apex Minerals, Indochine Mining, Peel Zoo, Kailis Olives Group, Farmworks Group.

His clients include Bank of Queensland, Westpac Banking Corporation, St.George Bank, ANZ, National Australian Bank, HSBC, KordaMentha, McGrathNicol, KPMG, FTI Consulting, EY, 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).

CONTACT
Direct  +61 8 9288 6765
Mobile  0411 313 331
Fax  +61 8 9288 6001
joseph.abberton@lavan.com.au

PRACTICE TEAMS
Agribusiness
Banking & Finance Recovery
Restructuring & Insolvency

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Corporate insolvency and turnaround management
Corporate advice and disputes
Corporations law and related matters


EDUCATION

Chartered Accountant (2009)

Bachelor of Laws
University of Notre Dame (2003)

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
University of Notre Dame (2002)


ADMISSIONS

High Court of Australia (2008)

Supreme Court of Western Australia (2008)


RECOGNITION

Doyle’s Guide (Insolvency) Recommended Lawyer WA, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Doyle's Guide (Insolvency) Leading Lawyer WA, 2021


MEMBERSHIPS

Law Society of Western Australia

Institute of Chartered Accountants (GradDipCA)

IWIRC – The Insolvency Professionals Network

Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA)


PUBLICATIONS
04 May 2022
20 April 2022
07 April 2022
23 March 2022
How can I help you?
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