STAR DEAN-WILLCOCKS has four principals and some 40 staff specialising in all aspects of corporate insolvency.  Principals, Ron Dean-Willcocks, Nick Malanos, Ian Purchas and Adam Shepard have over 80 years of combined insolvency experience.  STAR DEAN-WILLCOCKS has an excellent record of successful Deeds of Company Arrangement for the benefit of creditor and debtor alike and is one of the most regularly appointed firms of voluntary administrators in Australia, in 2003 and 2004 successfully converting Voluntary Administrations to Deeds of Company Arrangement at 150% of the national average rate.  STAR DEAN-WILLCOCKS has proudly co-ordinated the Conference since inception. www.sdw.com.au
BROWN WRIGHT STEIN, formerly the commercial division of Gillis Delaney Brown, is a leading commercial legal practice that services a niche client base of owner-operated businesses and high net worth individuals.  Its five partners and team of some 30 support and legal staff focus on their relationships with both the client and their advisors, ensuring an integrated approach to building legal solutions.  BROWN WRIGHT STEIN offers a comprehensive approach that includes expertise in employment law, wealth creation & management, taxation law, property law and commercial law in general.  BROWN WRIGHT STEIN is a long standing major sponsor of the Conference. www.bwslawyers.com.au
O'MARAS VALUERS & AUCTIONEERS.  clients include accountancy, insolvency and legal firms, financial institutions, government bodies as well as from the corporate and industrial sectors.  With affiliates in all states, O'MARAS VALUERS & AUCTIONEERS can provide nationwide service whilst offering competitive and quick turn around on valuations. www.omaras.com.au
THE BRIEF GROUP is Australia's only workplace health and safety consultancy to blend both legal and practical experience.  Established in 2000 and lead by two former WorkCover lawyers, THE BRIEF GROUP employs a team of 25 technically strong and service focused workplace health and safety professionals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide to offer clients the most complete and legislatively compliant solutions to OHS systems and hazard specific risks. www.thebriefgroup.com.au
SHEAHAN LOCK PARTNERS is a multidisciplinary practice based in Adelaide and Sydney specialising in effecting recoveries for creditors through the identification and management of legal claims controlled by insolvent entities.  Accordingly, SHEAHAN LOCK PARTNERS is frequently commissioned by Australian and overseas clients to acquire controlling debt parcels in distressed companies or negotiate the purchase of prospective legal claims. www.slp.net.au
SYMMETRY PARTNERS is Australia's leading commercial and industrial tenant advisory group.  They are not real estate agents, they work directly for their client, the tenant, to negotiate the right lease for their business.  SYMMETRY PARTNERS saves time and money with corporate property searching and negotiations.  Its team's experience in commercial, industrial and retail property markets ensures that their client's property requirements are met whilst they get on with core business. www.symmetrypartners.com.au

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