Mansueto Legal.

We are a boutique law firm specialising in insolvency and restructuring law.

About

Our Story

Mansueto Legal is a boutique law firm specialising in insolvency and restructuring law. Focusing on turnaround, re-organisation and restructure when working with businesses and company directors, and all aspects of insolvency law arising from a formal appointment.

 

Acting for a broad range of clients across Australia providing innovative and cost-effective advice to achieve commercial and strategic solutions, targeting the best outcomes for my clients. 

 

Mansueto Legal is an insolvency specialist drawing on many years of big firm expertise and experience to provide bespoke service and outcomes. As a small and independent firm, regularly working with clients’ existing accounting, financial and legal advisers to deliver the best possible outcomes.

Who We Are

Mansueto Legal is a legal practice established by
Ray Mansueto in 2011 after a decade heading up the insolvency and restructuring team at Minter Ellison SA/NT.

Ray offers the expertise and experience gained in national law firms within a boutique firm’s values and personalised service. He is recognised as Pre-eminent in Doyles Guide, listed in in Who’s Who Legal Australia and New Zealand and in Best Lawyers.  Ray is able to draw upon years of acting for the major banks and other financial institutions
as well as insolvency practitioners across the spectrum of insolvency appointments, to assist individuals and companies and company directors in dealing with financial issues impacting their businesses, and represent them
in dealing with their creditors to achieve the best
outcomes possible.

 

Mansueto Legal also regularly advises insolvency practitioners, corporates, secured and unsecured creditors on all aspects of insolvency law and has a proven track record in representing clients in court, both prosecuting and defending claims arising from insolvency.

 

Insolvency

expertise 

Advisory services

Advising individuals and corporates in respect of business-related debt and assisting in formulating reconstruction and restructuring plans for distressed companies and assets.

Assisted outcomes

Assisting with negotiations with banks, the ATO and creditors and providing advice on bankruptcy, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements and contested creditor petitions. Working with financial brokers to obtain refinance of debt.

 

Security enforcement

Acting for secured creditors in the enforcement of their security, including the appointment of receivers and mortgagees in possession. Advising debtors on their rights in the event of default under their facilities.

Debt collection

Debt recovery services on behalf on secured and unsecured creditors, including preparation of claims, statutory demands, creditor petitions, winding up applications, charging orders and warrants.

Formal appointments

Advising insolvency practitioners on the myriad of legal issues arising in their appointments as bankruptcy trustees, receivers, voluntary administrators, deed administrators or liquidators. Assisting directors and individuals on their rights and obligations through a formal insolvency appointment. 

Litigation

Prosecuting and defending voidable transaction recoveries such as unfair preference and uncommercial transactions and other legal claims arising in liquidation and bankruptcy, such as insolvent trading claims against directors. Procuring litigation funding from private litigation funders or governmental bodies.

Mediation

Employing alternative dispute resolution processes, such as mediation, including acting in Farm Debt Mediations.

Creditor rights

Providing corporates affected by the insolvency of their customers or suppliers with advice on their rights in the event of an insolvency administration or defending claims such as unfair preferences.

Directors’ duties
and claims

Advising directors and Boards on their duties and representing them in investigations or actions taken by liquidators, ASIC, the ATO, Fair Work Commission or other regulatory bodies, such as Director Penalty Notices, garnishee notices, public examinations and safe harbour from insolvent trading.

Fraud detection and recovery action

Assisting in the investigation of fraud and recovery action, and implementing the various processes which can utilised in order to trace, freeze and recover assets.

Disputes

Acting in a range of commercial disputes, such as shareholder disputes and contractual claims, to provide strategic and commercial advice. 

Why

Mansueto

Legal

Specialist Knowledge

Insolvency specialist who draws on many years of big firm expertise and experience to provide bespoke service and outcomes. Utilising relationships in the industry and as a small and independent firm, often working with existing accounting, financial and legal advisers.

Strategic Solutions

Acting for a broad range of clients across Australia providing innovative and cost-effective advice to achieve commercial and strategic solutions, targeting the best outcomes for my clients.

Trusted Experience

Clients have the unique experience of personal, individualised service from over 30 years of experience in legal practice.

 

Ray is a pre-eminent insolvency lawyer with a wealth of experience in litigious and transactional work in the insolvency and turnaround space with over 3 decades of practice. 

 
 

Contact

Conveniently located at:

50 Gilbert Street, Adelaide

South Australia 5000

Contact Email

ray@mansuetolegal.com

Contact Telephone

0414 775 444

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