BBW Lawyers has an established and well regarded debt recovery practice serving clients throughout Australia.

We act for clients in the insurance, agriculture, building and construction, hire, transport and financial services industries, as well as for State and Federal governments and not-for-profits. Our clients range in size from SMEs and sole traders, to large institutions.

Our focus is on ensuring each matter is dealt with commercially to achieve timely recoveries whilst protecting our clients’ best interests.

Debt recovery

BBW Lawyers presents an outstanding value proposition: expert advice, rapid turnaround, and economical fees which largely are recoverable from debtors.

Debt recovery services offered by BBW Lawyers include:

  • initiating written and verbal demands
  • providing practical and commercial advice for resolving disputes between creditors and debtors
  • issuing Originating Processes in NSW, the ACT, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Federal jurisdictions
  • initiating and responding to interlocutory applications
  • applications for judgment (default and summary)
  • enforcement of judgments including Writ of Levy of Property, Writ on Land, Examination Notices and Garnishee Orders
  • bankruptcy Notices to Creditor’s Petition
  • Statutory Demands to Winding Up Applications
  • advice on Defences and interlocutory applications typically filed by Defendants
  • preparation and appearances at directions hearings and hearings
  • advice on preference payment claims made by Liquidators and Trustees in Bankruptcy.


BBW Lawyers acts for insolvency practitioners in all aspects of insolvency, including: liquidations, voluntary administrations, receiverships and bankruptcy. 

BBW Lawyers insolvency services include:

  • Bankruptcy Administrations
  • Deed of Company Arrangements (DOCA)
  • Public Examinations
  • Insolvent trading actions against directors
  • Recovery of unfair preferences
  • Uncommercial transactions and other voidable dealings.


  • Dispute over ownership of company and assets between national organisation and federation of state bodies involving the Corporations Act, Australian Consumer Law, Trade Marks Act and Trusts issues.
  • Acting for international organisation in recovery of $14m, involving uncommercial transactions, breach of contract, unreasonable director-related transactions, transactions to defeat creditors and breach of director’s duties.