Paul Pattison

Paul Pattinson

Business Director

Location: Melbourne, VIC
Phone: (03) 8605 7333
Email: PaulP@jirschsutherland.com.au
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Paul has practiced as an insolvency advisor since 1983. During this time Paul was a Partner of Ernst & Young (including a predecessor firm) for 14 years before embarking upon his own practice in 1997.

Paul is also recognized for his social entrepreneurship having spent his professional career in acting on committees for not-for-profits on a voluntary basis e.g.

  • ARITA (Formerly Insolvency Practitioner Association of Australia – VIC / TAS Division – 23 years);
  • Australian Institute of Credit Management – 8 years;
  • Australian Red Cross – Victoria Division – 10 years;
  • Fareshare Inc. (Formerly One Umbrella Australia Inc. – 7 years);
  • Fight Cancer Foundation (formerly Bone Marrow Donor Institute Inc. (Formerly Bone Morrow Donor Registry Inc.) (3 years);
  • Life Support Foundation Inc. (3 years);
  • The Eltham College Inc. (17 years);
  • The Eltham College Foundation Ltd (10 years):
  • The Kelvin Club Inc. President 1995/1997 & 2010/2012) (10 years); and
  • The Melbourne City School Inc. (4 years)
Areas of Expertise
  • Aged Care;
  • Agriculture;
  • Building and Construction – Commercial
  • Building and Construction – Residential;
  • Co-operatives;
  • Credit Management;
  • Clubs;
  • Education;
  • Franchising;
  • Healthcare;
  • Hospitality;
  • Indigenous Communities;
  • Manufacturing;
  • Mediation;
  • Not – for – profits;
  • Professional Services:
  • Retail; and
  • Transport
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Accounting
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Juris Doctor (LAW)
  • Graduate Diploma Legal Practice
  • Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution
  • NMAS Nationally Accredited Mediator
  • Accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner
Background & Specialist Skills

Paul has over 37 years’ experience primarily advising in the area of insolvency administrations and its allied services e.g.

  • Agent for the Mortgagee;
  • Corporate Insolvencies;
  • Creditor meetings
  • Creditors rights;
  • Dealing with Insolvency Administrators;
  • Debt Restructuring;
  • Dispute resolution;
  • Insolvency Administrations;
  • Insolvent trading;
  • Investigative Accounting reports;
  • Loan reviews;
  • Personal Insolvencies;
  • Preferential Payments;
  • Restructuring
Memberships & Associations
  • The Eltham College of Education (Life Member);
  • The Kelvin Club Inc. (Life Member);
  • Chartered Accountants – Australia New Zealand;
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors;
  • Australian Institute of Credit Management;
  • Resolution Institute formerly LEADR Association of Dispute Resolvers;
  • Australian Mediation Association;
  • Mediation Institute;
  • Victorian Association for Dispute Resolution
Career & Industry Highlights
  • Bankrupt Estate of Robert Graham Ansett – Trustee
  • Bankrupt Estate of Gabor Horvath – Trustee
  • Avonwood Homes Pty Ltd (Residential Construction) – Provisional Liquidator / Liquidator
  • Bedico Trading Pty Ltd (Manufacturer)- Liquidator
  • International Unity Insurance Australia Pty Ltd (Insurance) – Liquidator
  • East Gippsland Aboriginal Health Service – (Healthcare) – Administrator
  • Echuca Aboriginal Corporation (Co-operative) – Administrator
  • Victorian Aboriginal Health Service – (Healthcare) Administrator
Personal Interests

Family; Live theatre and entertaining.

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