Petr is a Partner working in the PKF Melbourne Business Recovery and Insolvency team.
Having worked in corporate and individual insolvency, as well as business turnaround since 1984, Petr is experienced in Receiverships, Court and Voluntary Liquidations, Voluntary Administrations, Part X, and Bankruptcy. He has also worked on informal workouts and advisory where formal appointments were not appropriate.
As part of his role, Petr has carried out investigations into insolvent trading, undue preference recoveries, uncommercial loans, oppression and fraudulent or improper accounting and prepared numerous expert reports.
He has been a witness in court in relation to these investigations and reports and has developed expertise in preparing business valuations and economic loss assessments primarily for litigation and dispute resolutions and forensic investigations. Petr has been appointed Trustee in numerous bankrupt estates and a Liquidator in multi-million dollar winding ups of solvent companies.
In a career exceeding 30 years in advising business operators, managing companies, insolvency, forensic accounting, estate services and business valuation, Petr has experience in a wide range of industries. This experience has exposed him to a range of industries from agriculture, building and construction, food manufacture and hospitality, through to retail, transport and professional services.
With deep connections with lawyers and accountants, Petr is highly regarded in his ability to navigate through complex issues and work efficiently to help businesses and individuals bounce back from difficult circumstances.
Petr is a registered and official liquidator with ASIC and a member of The Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA).
- Insolvency, receivership & administration
- Business turnaround
- Corporate restructuring
- Voluntary liquidations
- Court liquidations
- Voluntary administrations
- Part X
- Forensic accounting
- Litigation support
- Accounting Degree (R.M.I.T.) (1989)
- Registered Liquidator (1994)
- Official Liquidator (2005)
- Registered Trustee in Bankruptcy (2006)