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Leith Ayres

Leith leads the Dispute Resolution practice in our Perth office. He has more than 30 years' experience in dispute resolution and insolvency matters and has worked with some of Australia’s largest financial institutions.

Office location: Perth
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Leith acts in relation to receiverships, liquidations, administrations, mortgage enforcement issues and bankruptcies. His dispute resolution expertise also covers contractual disputes and civil claims, debt recovery and security enforcement. He also advises in relation to directors' duties, distressed debt trading and acquisitions, turnarounds or workouts, and voluntary administration.

As an insolvency and reconstruction specialist, his wider practice encompasses many areas of corporate finance, including financial services, structured finance, and business structuring.

Leith is recognised as one of Western Australia’s leading insolvency and restructuring lawyers by Doyle’s Guide in 2017–2019. Most recently, Leith was named in The Best Lawyers™ in Australia 2018–2023 editions for Insolvency and Reorganization Law.