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Bankruptcy and Corporate Insolvency Lawyers Adelaide

Over 50 years experience in providing practical legal advice from people who care.

We can help you with a range of bankruptcy and corporate insolvency services.

If you’re looking for a commercial lawyer, please get in touch with us today.

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    Customer Reviews


    “Randle & Taylor and Nick McCabe have been my solicitors for over 20 years. As a conveyancer of some 38 years and sole practitioner I work with many lawyers. Randle &Taylor have always provided me with good advice and strong representation when required still caring for me as an individual and additionally to clients I have referred for assistance. I would trust Randle & Taylor in all matters to look after me and my family and I highly recommend them and their services.”

    T White, Conveyancer


    “As a Chartered Accountant and Liquidator I have engaged the services of Randle & Taylor on many different types of commercial and personal matters for over thirty years. I found them to be always knowledgeable, competent and professional. They will take the time to explain complex matters to you and resolve complex matter efficiently. I have also used the services of John Taylor as a mediator. He is a very skilful mediator whose unique set of skills have resulted in successful outcomes for both parties. I would strongly recommend Randle & Taylor for any business or personal matter.”

    AC Matthews, Chartered Accountant and Liquidator


    “Randle & Taylor have acted for me for a number of years. I have always found them to be professional and knowledgeable and they have provided me with legal advice which is commercial and in my best interest. I have always found their staff to be friendly and will continue to engage their services in the future.”

    P Agostinelli, Business Owner

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    Our office is conveniently located in the heart of Adelaide: 204-206 Carrington St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000 (view in Google Maps).

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    Bankruptcy Lawyers Adelaide

    Randle & Taylor Barristers and Solicitors are a leading corporate and commercial law firm based in Adelaide. We have proudly served South Australia since 1970 and pride ourselves on a strong, practical approach to solving a range of bankruptcy and corporate insolvency issues

    Whether we are acting for a company, director, individual or creditor, our expert legal  team can assist you with a range of insolvency and bankruptcy matters.

    Contact us today for a no obligation initial 15 minute consultation with one of our bankruptcy and insolvency lawyers.

    Proudly serving South Australia since 1970

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    Why Choose Us?

    Randle & Taylor’s expertise and experience allows us to offer you the following:

    Bankruptcy and Insolvency FAQs

    When a company files insolvency, that means it is unable to pay its debts when they are due. Depending on the circumstances, the three most common things that happen are: the company is placed into voluntary administration, the company and its assets are liquidated, and/or the company is placed into receivership.

    Subsequently, insolvency notices are placed in newspapers or published on the ASIC’s insolvency notices website.

    Find out more about your rights as an employee when your employer goes into external administration.  

    Find out more about your rights as an investor or shareholder here.

    No, you can not trade while insolvent. Doing so may incur serious penalties. If you have concerns about insolvency, including your rights and responsibilities as a director, you should consult a registered liquidator, insolvency accountant or insolvency lawyer.

    In short, no. Bankruptcy does not clear all debts. 

    Debts that remain can include: 

    • Court-ordered fines and penalties
    • Student loans (HECS, HELP, SFSS)
    • New debt incurred after filing for bankruptcy
    • Child support and maintenance payments.

    For individuals in Australia, bankruptcy allows you to keep most ordinary household items, which can include furniture, TVs, computers, and appliances. Depending on their value, you may also be able to keep your car, and the tools you use to earn a living. 

    For companies, insolvency generally means that all assets of the company can be sold. This includes property, vehicles, stock and even fixtures and fittings inside the business premises. Other company assets that can be sold include non-tangible assets such as the company website, patents, trade marks and other intellectual property. These funds can then be used to pay off as many creditors as possible.

    There may be options to increase the likelihood that the company will survive, which include a debt-restructuring process or simplified liquidation processes.

    A personal insolvency agreement (PIA) is an agreement that allows you to pay off your debt in a way that takes into account your circumstances and current financial situation.

    You may pay more under a PIA compared to declaring bankruptcy. If you have a question or a problem that you need to solve, it is best to seek legal advice from a lawyer.

    Randle & Taylor Barristers & Solicitors provide legal advice in a variety of areas including family law, sales of business, building and construction law, drafting agreements, wills and estatesdebt collectionproperty law, residential leases and commercial litigation.

    Our fees are competitive with other firms in South Australia

    Bankruptcy and Insolvency Lawyers Adelaide

    The commercial litigation team at Randle & Taylor Barristers and Solicitors is here to help. We have a deep understanding of the obligations and rights of both creditors and debtors, and are driven to obtaining the best possible outcome.

    Please get in touch with us today via phone or the contact form on this page.