Having worked on matters that have set a number of precedents and influential decisions, Cassie is a highly intelligent and determined commercial litigation and insolvency lawyer able to develop unique solutions to obtain the best outcomes for her clients.

Cassie's experience includes working on several cases involving multi-million dollar claims and complex areas of law, many of which have set precedents in respect of Australian Corporations Law. Cassie regularly advises on contractual and business disputes, deed of company arrangements, breach of directors’ duties, securities matters, debt recovery, preference claims and bankruptcy/insolvency matters.

Cassie has links to the agribusiness, farming and equine communities and is well placed to assist with such matters.

Areas of Expertise

Key focus areas:

  • Contractual and business disputes
  • Partnership/shareholder disputes
  • Deed of company arrangements
  • Breach of director’s duties
  • Securities matters
  • Large and small debt recovery, including debt agreements
  • Preference claims
  • Bankruptcy/insolvency matters including acting for:
    • Liquidators/trustees
    • Creditors
    • Directors
    • Other interested parties

Recent Articles by Cassie O’Bryan

Sorry I didn’t get that – service of documents on a Company

In brief His Honour Justice Sifris has given a clear and detailed explanation of what will be considered proper service on a company in his recent decision in Re Kornucopia Pty Ltd (No 1) [2019] VSC 756 (‘Kornucopia’). The matter was heard...
11 December, 2019

PPSR Series: Your handy guide to avoiding common PPSR registration mistakes

To avoid losing your security interest due to incorrect registration, we have created a useful list of some of the more common registration mistakes to avoid.
19 November, 2018

Don’t pay! Know your unfair preferences defences

Defences are available for voidable unfair preference payments under the Corporations Act 2001.
13 August, 2018