Tom Langdon

Tom is an experienced litigator specialising in insolvency, restructuring, regulatory investigations and commercial litigation.  He regularly assists creditors, insolvency practitioners and directors navigate issues arising in the context of corporate insolvency, restructuring and debt recovery.

Tom has significant experience in complex and high-value commercial litigation and regularly appears as counsel in the Western Australian and Federal courts.

He regularly advises corporate clients and individuals in response to investigations and potential investigations by industry regulators and other government bodies.

Experience

Tom’s experience includes advising:

  • Receivers and managers of an ASX-listed mining company on complex regulatory, financial and operational issues arising during a long-running trade-on period, and potential residual liabilities following their retirement;
  • Insolvency practitioners in relation to all aspects of corporate insolvency, including investigations, public examinations, remuneration issues and recovery actions against directors, related entities and creditors;
  • Clients across multiple industries on complex and high-stakes commercial litigation including contractual disputes, property disputes, claims under the Corporations Act 2001 and the Australian Consumer Law;
  • Banks and other financiers in disputes regarding the priority, validity and enforcement of security interests under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009;
  • Officers and employees of a major ASX listed entity on their responses to a wide-ranging and long-running ASIC investigation;
  • Various insolvency firms in responding to regulatory inquiries by ASIC and the Department of Jobs and Small Business; and
  • Mining and oil and gas companies in relation to insolvency risks arising under joint venture agreements.

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