Jeff graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Accounting and Taxation) in 2016 and 2018 respectively.
Prior to joining Norling Law, Jeff worked as an Associate insolvency practitioner at one of the largest accounting/professional services firms in New Zealand. Jeff was in the Insolvency and Restructuring Team which provides business recovery solutions to distressed companies, lenders, creditors and individuals such as directors and shareholders. Jeff also worked closely with the Inland Revenue Department who appointed members of Jeff’s team as liquidators.
In this role, Jeff was responsible for the day to day management of several high-profile liquidations and receiverships. Consequentially, Jeff was responsible for analysing complex security documentation under relevant legislation, assessing the management of companies against statutory requirements, investigating complex voidable transactions, monitoring receivers’ actions under relevant legislation, preparation of legal documents, tracing equitable interests in assets, and conducting negotiations with often complex legal frameworks and multiple stakeholders.
Prior to his role above, Jeff was employed by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment in the Insolvency and Trustee Service sector as an Insolvency and Trust Account Administrator.
As an Insolvency Administrator, Jeff was responsible for processing insolvency applications and supporting Senior Insolvency Officers. Jeff would do this by conducting investigations, processing travel applications, vetting complex applications and highlighting potential issues for Senior Insolvency Officers, dealing with key creditors and overseas companies and processing proofs of debt. As a Trust Account Administrator, Jeff assisted with the management of the proceeds of crime (typically organised crime and drug-related offending) pursuant to the Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009.
Jeff brings a wealth of practical insolvency experience and is experienced in dealing with directors, banks, liquidators, receivers and the Official Assignee on a range of insolvency matters.
Jeff assists our experts, with a range of matters, including:
- Litigation and Dispute Resolution;
- Debt Recovery and Security Enforcement;
- Insolvency and Restructuring.
If Jeff’s expertise can be of assistance to you, do not hesitate to Contact Us for a no-obligation discussion.