Wendy has more than 25 years’ experience specialising in restructuring and insolvency. She works with insolvency practitioners, directors and companies dealing with actual and potential financial stress in a broad range of industries. She has particular expertise in retail, building and construction, insurance and financial services. Prior to joining Keypoint, Wendy was a partner at DibbsBarker.
Wendy’s specialist expertise has led to her involvement in some of Australia’s largest insolvency and restructuring matters including James Hardie, Lehman Brothers, the Raptis Group, Retail Adventures, HIH, New Cap Re and Fincorp.
Wendy has been recognised as a leading insolvency and restructuring lawyer by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and Expert Guides. She has been awarded Women in Law and Lawyer of the Year awards by Lawyers Monthly and was announced as Female Lawyer of the Year (Australia) in the ACQ5 Awards 2016.
Wendy is a member of:
- The Australian Reconstruction Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA)
- The International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
- The Business Law Council Insolvency & Reconstruction Committee.
- The PPSR Operations Forum (ARITA Representative).
Wendy is also a former Insolvency Committee Chair of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and Deputy Chair (NSW) of the Insolvency Committee of the Law Council of Australia.
|2018||Keypoint Law | Consulting Principal|
|2017 – 2018||Dibbs Barker | Partner|
|2013 – 2017||Russells | Partner|
|1998 – 2013||Dibbs Barker | Partner|
|1996 – 1998||Dibbs Crowther & Osborne | Senior Associate|