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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

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Maddocks advises Kidman Resources on its successful $776 million scheme of arrangement September 12, 2019

Thursday 12 September The Federal Court has today approved the $776 million acquisition of Kidman by Wesfarmers by way of a scheme of arrangement. Maddocks has advised Kidman over its growth story, from tenement acquisitions, … Continued

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ASIC doubles the participation limits for share purchase plans September 11, 2019

ASIC has remade its class order that provides ASX-listed issuers of shares and interests under purchase plans with relief from the requirement to prepare a disclosure document on substantially similar terms to the previous instrument, … Continued

Karina Carter Special Counsel


Karina has extensive experience advising banks, financial institutions, insolvency practitioners and corporate clients on a wide range of commercial matters, insolvency and restructuring issues. Karina has represented a number of major banks and financial institutions, insolvency practitioners, directors and shareholders, advising on a wide range of insolvency issues and as well as corporate and debt restructuring.

She has extensive experience advising clients generally on all aspects of loan and security structuring, recovery and enforcement.

Karina is an experienced litigator focused on practical and commercial outcomes. She has considerable involvement in resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution processes, including both private and Court ordered mediation, conciliation and arbitration.


  • Acting for receivers appointed over a spa/resort including the sale of various assets and land.
  • Representing the interests of a group online foreign exchange account clients in an application brought by the liquidators of MF Global Australia Ltd (In Liquidation) for various directions including orders for pooling of assets in various client segregated accounts.
  • Acting for a secured creditor in proceedings to wind up the operating entity of a shopping centre and defending misleading, deceptive and unconscionable conduct claims.
  • Acting for banks in defending claims for sale or a corporation’s property at undervalue under s420A of the Corporations Act 2001.
  • Acting for a major bank in respect of a fraud scheme orchestrated by a group of employees. Assisting in criminal prosecutions, freezing assets, tracing funds and enforcing judgments.
  • Acting for a high net worth individual in a professional negligence claim against a major Australian accounting firm in respect of taxation advice provided regarding termination entitlements totalling US$180 million.