Simon Thorn
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Simon Thorn

The opportunity to rehabilitate a business out of insolvency or provide an optimised exit or wind down is a satisfying, and sometimes inspiring experience. Simon Thorn
Business Recovery and Insolvency Partner

Professional experience

Simon has over 25 years’ experience gained in Australia, New Zealand and the UK on all types of corporate and personal insolvency matters.

Well versed in the formal insolvency process and informal turnaround, experienced in forensic and litigation support matters, Simon's experience covers most industries from agribusiness, construction, mining and manufacturing to hospitality, registered clubs, retail and professional services.

Simon also has significant expertise and understanding of how the recovery teams of all the major banks work and can share this knowledge to assist clients who may find themselves dealing with a bank recovery.

His solutions-oriented approach can add value to clients seeking to turnaround a business or identify an optimised exit via formal insolvency or otherwise.

Simon has presented on the safe harbour provisions and provided expert assistance to parties who find themselves the subject of recovery action by an insolvency practitioner or in disputes or litigation.

The aim for Simon and his team is to provide a solutions focused approach that will deliver the best outcome for all stakeholders.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Commerce - Deakin University
  • Registered Liquidator
  • Registered Trustee in Bankruptcy
  • Member of Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround (ARITA)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australian and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Member of CPA Australia

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