Jonathan Kramersh

Jonathan Kramersh is a Partner in HWL Ebsworth’s Litigation practice and National Group Head of Insolvency and Restructuring.

Jonathan has been named by Best LawyersTM Australia 2020 in the categories of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation, having also been recognised for this area of law since 2016. During his years of practice, Jonathan has also been named by Doyle’s Guide for Insolvency and Reconstruction and recommended as a Leading Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution lawyer.

He practices in all aspects of restructuring and insolvency and commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on asset recovery, contractual, trade practice disputes and regulatory compliance. His practice includes:

  • Major corporate litigation in superior court jurisdictions;
  • Regulatory compliance and enforcement;
  • Property and lease disputes;
  • Acting for insolvency practitioners in all aspects of external administrations, property/asset recovery, insolvent transactions, directions and public examinations; and
  • Representing financial institutions in recovery and enforcement of securities.

Jonathan has extensive commercial litigation, dispute resolution and insolvency law experience and has led and managed large legal teams in the management of commercial disputes of all sizes and complexities and worked on many high profile insolvencies.

Jonathan is a full member of ARITA,TMA and Insol.


Jonathan’s experience includes advising:

  • ANZ, Westpac, CBA and Macquarie Bank in all aspect of enforcement of securities including the appointment of Agents for Mortgagee in Possession and Receivers and Managers over multiple development sites, businesses in manufacturing, transport and logistics motor dealerships;
  • A secured creditor in complex restructure and administration of Centennial Mining Limited;
  • Vault Limited in the merger with Damstra Holdings Limited;
  • Delloitte, Administrators of Koko Black Group of companies and assisted with sale of business and investigations;
  • A senior lender to negotiate and implement forbearance arrangement to allow for the orderly restructure and refinance of facilities, including external funding by borrowers to allow for receivable financing and inter-creditor deeds;
  • Deloitte as appointed Provisional Liquidators and Liquidators of multiple unregistered Managed Investment Schemes in winding up and realising scheme property; and
  • Receivers, controllers, voluntary administrators, liquidators, creditors and debtors to act on their behalf in high profile receiverships, voluntary administrations and liquidations.

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