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Samantha Doyle

Fax +61.3.9205.2055

Ms. Doyle is a lawyer in the Restructuring and Insolvency team. Ms. Doyle has been in practice for two years and has particular experience in bankruptcy and insolvency, banking and finance, and commercial litigation.

She provides advice to insolvency practitioners in relation to insolvency appointments and voidable transaction proceedings, and financiers, corporate clients and government bodies in relation to debt recovery and security enforcement proceedings.

Professional Background

Before joining K&L Gates, Ms. Doyle was a lawyer at a mid-tier Australian law firm where she acted for a diverse range of clients including insolvency practitioners, financiers, corporate clients, government bodies and individuals in a diverse range of commercial litigation.

She was also a consultant at a top-tier global insolvency accounting firm where she was involved in the day-to-day management of a number of corporate insolvency appointments.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria member
  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Advising insolvency practitioners in relation to the day-to-day management of administrations, liquidations, receiverships and bankruptcies, and the recovery of unfair preferences, uncommercial transactions and undervalued transactions.
  • Advising financiers, corporate clients and government bodies in relation to secured and unsecured debt recovery including enforcing guarantees, enforcing mortgages, and sequestration and winding up proceedings.
  • Reviewing loan agreements, security deeds and land titles documents for compliance and enforceability.
  • Drafting court documents in Federal Court, Supreme Court, County Court and Magistrates' Court proceedings including statements of claim, defences, applications for default judgment, applications for enforcement warrants, and applications for sequestration and winding up orders.
  • Appearing in Federal Court sequestration and winding up proceedings.
  • Instructing counsel in Federal Court and Supreme Court proceedings and mediations.