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Welcome to Smith Hancock, Insolvency & Reconstruction Practitioners, Parramatta, Western Sydney.

Whether you need advice relating to a relatively minor risk management issue, or assistance with formal administration of a company, you can draw on the knowledge and experience of the Smith Hancock team to provide timely and definitive solutions.

Our services include:

  • Business Insolvency  
    • Voluntary Administrations
    • Creditors Voluntary Liquidations
    • Members Voluntary Liquidations
    • Court appointed Liquidations
    • Provisional Liquidations
    • Receiverships
  • Corporate Services 
    • Forensic accounting services
    • Investigating accountants’ reports
    • Undertaking due diligence
    • Business Purchase/Sale Services
    • Resolution of partnership disputes
    • Pre-lend reviews
    • Credit assessments
  • Business Reconstruction 
    • Restructuring underperforming businesses  and turnarounds
  • Other Services 
    • Acting as a Court appointed Trustee
    • Acting as a Trustee under the Conveyancing Act
    • Acting as an Agent for Mortgagee appointments
  • Personal Insolvency
    • Advising on Debt Management and Negotiation
    • Personal Insolvency Agreements
    • Voluntary Bankruptcy Appointments
    • Court appointed Bankruptcy Appointments

News & Updates

ATO - Change in Debt Collection Approach - Directors Beware! Read all
Director Resignation Changes Read all
Small Business Restructuring Reform Read all
Alert to Advisors - Potential Personal Liability Read all
Covid-19 Safe Harbour Protection for Directors Read all
The Dangers of Lending to Loved Ones Read all
Impending Changes to the DPN and PPSR Update Read all
Recent criminal changes to the Director Penalty Notice Regime Read all
Gaol Time for Delinquent Company Directors / PPSR Update Read all
When is a Guarantee Not a Guarantee? Read all
Illegal Phoenix Operations & Determining Right to Income Read all
New & Proposed Legislative Changes Read all
Voidable Property Transfer & Director Liability Read all
Welcome to New Partner and Reforms to Insolvency Law Read all
ASIC Statistics and Enforcement Read all
Government Targets Foreign Investors with New Tax Legislation Read all
Dodgy Advisers – Watch Out! Read all
Steering the Ship onto Rocks: Directors Flouting Obligations Read all
From the Mining Boom to the Ideas Boom - What it All Means Read all
When is a Debt to the ATO Due and Payable Read all
ATO and Phoenix Activity Read all
Unreasonable Director-related Transactions & PPSA Update Read all
PPS and ASIC Prosecution Read all
Leases and Insolvency Read all
PPS Update Read all
Expansion of Director Liability Provisions (PAYG & SGC) Now Law Read all
Proposed Changes to Corporations Act (Phoenix Activity) and Taxation Act (Director Penalty) Read all
March 2012 PPSA Newsletter Practical Worked Examples Read all
Personal Property Securities Act ("PPSA") Now Law Read all
PPS Reform - Understanding Security Interests: Perfection and Priorities Read all
Tax Changes - Expansion of Director Liability Provisions Read all
Australian Taxation Office - Statutory Garnishee Notices Read all
Major Change to Registering Security Interests – Personal Property Securities Reform Read all
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PDF ASIC Information Sheet: Insolvency glossary View
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PDF Directors Duties in Uncertain Financial Times View
PDF Guidance for Accountants in Public Practice: Helping Clients with Companies in Financial Distress View
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