Cameron Cheetham

Head of Restructuring, Insolvency and Special Situations



Qualified and having practised for more than 20 years in Australia, the UK and the US, Cameron acts for strategic investors and creditors, equity sponsors and public, portfolio and private debtor companies in distressed lending and restructuring transactions, related contentious disputes and domestic and cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters.

He is familiar with, and highly experienced in, helping clients identify opportunities and develop and implement strategies that enable them to profit from distressed situations.

Cameron’s unique global experience, combined with his understanding of formal insolvency regimes, enables him to structure cross-border and domestic balance sheet and operational restructures for under-performing trading groups.

A board member of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Cameron is also a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA) and International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL).

Key deals

Indus Group

Acting for the equity sponsor and secured creditor in a deed of company arrangement to recapitalise the Indus Group

Red Lea Chickens Group

Acting for the voluntary administrators of the vertically integrated Red Lea Chickens group.


Advised special situations lenders and the receivers and managers on the restructuring of the distressed McAleese business.

Chain Valley Colliery

Acting for the receivers and managers of the sale and successful continued operation of the Chain Valley Colliery.


Acting for the equity sponsor and secured creditor of iPipe Group (Administrators Appointed).