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Julia Wheeler

Senior Associate
Fax +61.3.9205.2055

Ms. Wheeler is a Senior Associate in the Restructuring & Insolvency and Commercial Disputes team. She has experience assisting on corporate and personal insolvency matters, loan recovery and securities enforcement, liquidations and winding up proceedings, personal bankruptcy proceedings and litigation arising from insolvent administrations. Ms. Wheeler also has extensive commercial disputes experience, acting for corporate clients on various debt recovery matters.

Ms. Wheeler has worked with a broad range of clients including banks and other financiers, listed and unlisted companies and a number of insolvency accounting firms.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) member
  • Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria (WIRV) member

Additional Information

  • ARITA Insolvency Education Program, 2015
  • Currently acting for three out of the four major Australian banks in a range of recovery matters, including the enforcement of a variety of securities, enforcing guarantees, defending claims made in relation to the Code of Banking Practice and dealing with complains made to the Financial Services Ombudsman.
  • Advising secured creditors in relation to their rights in various external administrations, including the enforcement of charges, the enforcement of mortgages and priority disputes.
  • Regularly drafting documents for the appointment of receivers or administrators by financial institutions, advising on issues arising during receiverships, administrations and liquidations, drafting and negotiating deeds of forbearance, and conducting detailed reviews of financier's security documentation.
  • Advising receivers and managers, voluntary administrators and liquidators in relation to various aspects of external administrations, including advice relating to procedural matters, the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth), set off issues, voidable transactions and insolvent trading under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
  • Currently acting for a number of clients in the recovery of a high volume of loans made to investors in various managed investment schemes.