Michael Crommelin

Senior Associate: Insolvency & Litigation

Michael joined Murfett Legal in August 2019 as a Senior Associate in Insolvency and Commercial Litigation. 

Michael principally practises in the areas of insolvency, turnaround, reconstruction and commercial litigation.  He takes a holistic approach in advising private businesses, listed and unlisted companies, insolvency practitioners, banks, financiers, creditors, borrowers, investors and company directors and officers.  He is results driven and experienced in helping clients navigate through difficult legal and financial times.

Michael holds qualifications in Law and Commerce from the University of Western Australia.

areas of expertise

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency, including all forms of corporate external administration

  • Directors’ Duties

  • Turnaround, Restructuring and Securitisation

  • Assisting with negotiations with creditors and other stakeholders

  • Assisting with Payment and Forbearance arrangements

  • Alternative funding arrangements

  • Acting for and defending claims by external administrators and creditors

  • Partnership / shareholder disputes

  • Commercial litigation

  • Business and asset sales and related advice

qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of WA) - 2009

  • Bachelor of Laws (University of WA) - 2009

  • Admitted Supreme Court of WA – 2011

memberships

  • Law Society of WA

  • Restructuring and Insolvency Network of WA