Marsh & Maher Richmond Bennison Lawyers

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Amy Sheggerud-Woods

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Amy Sheggerud-Woods

Partner

T: (03) 9604 9441
E: amy@mmrb.com.au

Qualifications

Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia
LIV Accredited Commercial Litigation Specialist
ARITA Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Professional

Principal Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation
Corporate and Personal Insolvency

Professional Memberships

Law Institute of Victoria (LIV)
LIV Commercial Litigation Advisory Committee
Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) – Professional member
International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
Springvale Monash Legal Service – Supervising Lawyer
Lawyers Practice Manual – Contributing Author
The Society of Notaries of Victoria

Professional Biography

Amy is a commercial litigation specialist accredited by the Law Institute of Victoria and is an active member of the LIV Commercial Litigation Advisory Committee.

Amy has a broad practice in commercial litigation, having conducted litigation in the Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Court, Family Court and VCAT.

Amy’s practice involves disputes concerning contracts, property and trusts, leasing, partnerships, directors and shareholders of companies, consumer law, franchising, debt recovery and enforcement, and wills and estates litigation.

Amy is a professional member of ARITA and has particular expertise in corporate and personal insolvency, acting for administrators and liquidators of insolvent companies and trustees of bankrupt estates, as well as for parties defending claims by administrators and liquidators under the Corporations Act 2001, and by and trustees under the Bankruptcy Act 1966 and general law.

Amy has been advising insolvency practitioners and commercial clients in relation to the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 since its commencement in 2012, in particular on the consequences of defective or non-registration on the Personal Property Securities Register.

Amy strives to provide thorough, timely, and cost-effective representation for clients with the goal of achieving commercial results.

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