Sam Delaney

Partner. Sydney.

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Whether his clients are collapsing, restructuring or expanding – Sam can always be counted on for his incisive and thorough advice.

Specialising in commercial litigation and insolvency, Sam has advised in some of Australia’s largest corporate collapses including Allco Finance Group, Octaviar, Primebroker Securities and HIH.

Sam is adept at delivering keen commercial insights which cut to the heart of matters – a skill that is highly valued by his clients. His thorough approach has earned the trust of globally-recognised brands such as BP, Johnson & Johnson, Fuji-Xerox; and established financial institutions such as Bankwest, NAB and Lloyds.

Whether his clients are collapsing, restructuring or expanding – Sam can always be counted on for his incisive and thorough advice.

Specialising in commercial litigation and insolvency, Sam has advised in some of Australia’s largest corporate collapses including Allco Finance Group, Octaviar, Primebroker Securities and HIH.

Sam is adept at delivering keen commercial insights which cut to the heart of matters – a skill that is highly valued by his clients. His thorough approach has earned the trust of globally-recognised brands such as BP, Johnson & Johnson, Fuji-Xerox; and established financial institutions such as Bankwest, NAB and Lloyds.

“An incisive, thorough and dependable commercial litigation and insolvency lawyer”
Sam Delaney

Sam's Expertise

  • Major corporate collapses Insolvency and commercial litigation advice to secured and unsecured creditors and insolvency practitioners in some of Australia’s largest corporate collapses including Allco Finance Group, Octaviar, Primebroker Securities, ABC Learning, Bell, Clive Peeters and HIH.
  • High value commercial litigation Commercial litigation advice and representation to global brand name companies in connection with strategically significant and high value litigation. Clients include BP, Fuji-Xerox and Johnson & Johnson.
  • Pre-appointment bi-lateral exposures Security, strategy, restructuring and enforcement advice to clients including Bankwest, NAB, Lloyds and Westpac among others.
  • Trading receiverships Advice to receivers on a full range of advisory and contentious receivership matters across a variety of industries including manufacturing, building services, property, pubs, aged care and technology.
  • General insolvency litigation Acting in proceedings relating to s 420A, trespass, recognition of foreign judgments; professional negligence.
  • Advice to offshore investors Advised noteholders in Octaviar Investment Notes on matters arising from the collapse of the Octaviar Group.

What others say

  • “A very responsive solicitor” APL Legal 500, 2014
  • “Recommended for dispute resolution” APL Legal 500, 2014

Sam's Leadership

  • Insolvency Practitioners Association Member
  • Law Society of New South Wales Member