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Samantha Doyle

Samantha Doyle is a lawyer in the restructuring and insolvency team, and has private practice and in house 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.

Samantha has represented clients in proceedings before the Federal Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, state Supreme Courts, state District Courts, state Local Courts, and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

While at K&L Gates, Samantha has completed a secondment to a major Australian bank in the dispute resolution and regulatory investigations team, and the product and regulation team as a legal counsel. This role involved liaising with internal and external stakeholders, and providing advice in commercial drafting and disputes having regard to overarching values and controls.

Before joining K&L Gates, Samantha 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 accounting firm where she was involved in the day-to-day management of a number of corporate insolvency appointments.

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Australia, listed in Insolvency and Reorganisation Law (2023)
  • Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria member
  • Law Institute of Victoria member
  • Justice Connect Volunteer Lawyer
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