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Insolvency and Bankruptcy Lawyers Gold Coast.

Marino Law’s Gold Coast insolvency lawyers have specialised expertise in all areas of personal and corporate insolvency law.

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150+ Years

Over 150 years combined experience

15+ Years

Achieving successful outcomes for clients for over 15 years

14,000+ Clients

Over 14,000 valued clients

Personal Insolvency Gold Coast

Advice During Bankruptcy

Our experienced bankruptcy lawyers can provide you with advice and assistance concerning: a person’s rights and obligations during bankruptcy; a person’s rights and obligations after bankruptcy; early release of an individual from bankruptcy…


Personal Insolvency Agreements (Part X)

A personal insolvency agreement (PIA) is a legally binding arrangement between a debtor and his or her creditors whereby the debtor offers to pay creditors in full or part by instalments or a lump sum. Unlike a debt agreement, there are no debt, asset or income limits to be eligible to propose a PIA.


Annulment of Bankruptcy

An annulment of bankruptcy, unlike a discharge of your bankruptcy, is effectively the cancellation of a bankruptcy. There are three ways a bankruptcy may be annulled…


Personal Pre Insolvency Advice

It is imperative that anyone experiencing financial hardship immediately seek urgent professional pre insolvency legal advice to avoid or minimise the consequences that may follow from being made bankrupt. Our team of highly qualified insolvency solicitors can provide you with strategic…


Debt Agreement (Part IX)

A debt agreement is a binding agreement under Part IX of the Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth)) between a debtor and their creditors where creditors agree to accept a sum of money which the debtor can afford. Proposing a debt agreement is an act of bankruptcy.


Corporate Insolvency Gold Coast

ATO Disputes

Dealing with the Australian Tax Office can be a daunting experience for the inexperienced. Our solicitors have the expertise to provide advice in respect of: objections to assessments and amended assessments; applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal…


Directors Penalty Notice

Company directors have a legal responsibility to ensure that their company meets its pay as you go (PAYG) withholding and superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) obligations. The director of a company that fails to meet a PAYG withholding or SGC liability by the due date automatically.


Members Voluntary Winding Up

A members voluntary liquidation is the process whereby members wind up a solvent company. A company is usually considered solvent if it can pay all of its debts as and when they fall due. The directors will resolve to call a meeting of the members to wind up the company.


Scheme of Company Arrangement

A Scheme of Arrangement is a Court approved compromise or arrangement entered into between a company and its creditors or members. A Scheme of Arrangement has similar objectives to a Deed of Company Arrangement, but it is more complex and may be used by both solvent and insolvent companies.


Corporate Pre Insolvency Advice

Our team of experienced corporate insolvency lawyers pride themselves on providing practical advice and strategic solutions to not only company’s facing corporate insolvency, but to directors, shareholders and creditors who may also be affected.


Insolvent Trading

Insolvent trading occurs when a director allows a company to incur debt at a time when the company is insolvent. If the director incurs a debt without reasonable prospect of being able to repay the debt, the director can become liable to compensate the company or its creditors for those further debts.


Provisional Liquidation

The Court may appoint an official liquidator provisionally at any time after the filing of a winding up application. The purpose of the appointment of a provisional liquidator is to preserve the assets of a company until the Court hears the winding up application and decides whether or not to appoint a liquidator.


Voluntary Administration

Voluntary administration is a process designed to assist insolvent companies satisfy their debts by ensuring that they can either: come to a formal arrangement with their creditors to pay those debts, or are quickly and inexpensively placed into liquidation…


Deed of Company Arrangement

A Deed of Company Arrangement (otherwise known as a DOCA) is a binding arrangement between a company and its creditors which facilitates a company’s recovery to a position of solvency and allows that company the opportunity to continue its corporate existence.



A liquidation is the orderly winding up of a company’s affairs. The three types of liquidation are: Court ordered; creditors’ voluntary; members’ voluntary. Court ordered liquidation starts as a result of a Court order, made after an application to the Court, usually by a creditor of the company.


Receivers & Managers

A company goes into receivership when an independent and suitably qualified person (the receiver) is appointed by a secured creditor, or in special circumstances by the Court, to take control of some or all of the company’s assets. The charge, or security, held by the secured creditor under which the appointment of a receiver.


Insolvency Litigation

Corporate Insolvency Litigation

Our team of insolvency litigation solicitors have a wealth of experience in all areas of insolvency related litigation. Some of the areas we practice in include: acting for a creditor seeking an order to wind up a company; acting for a company to set aside a creditors statutory demand…


Personal Insolvency Litigation

Our team of insolvency litigation solicitors have a wealth of experience in all areas of insolvency related litigation. Some of the areas we practice in include: advising a creditor seeking a sequestration order; advising an individual opposing an application for a sequestration order…


Why Choose Us

Marino Law is a leading boutique law firm centrally located in Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast and regularly servicing clients in Brisbane, throughout Queensland and Australia.


Multi-award winning, highly qualified and experienced team of legal professionals.


Recognised as leaders in our specialised areas of practice of business and personal law.


Practical solutions, strategic legal advice and a track record of success.


Access premium legal services at Marino Law’s cost effective rates.

Personal & Business

Marino Law can handle all of your personal and business law requirements.


Easily accessed with easy parking, find Marino Law on the highway at Mermaid Beach.

Frequently asked questions

What areas of law does Marino Law assist with?

Marino Law offers legal assistance in Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Divorce, De Facto & Family Law, Child Custody & Parenting Arrangements, Commercial & Business Law, Property Law & Real Estate Law, Corporate Law, Estate & Succession Planning, Personal & Corporate Insolvency, Intellectual Property and Migration Law.

Can you handle all of my personal and business legal matters?

Yes. Whether you’re after legal services and advice for business or personal matters, Marino Law will work with you to ensure the process is as seamless as possible.

How experienced are your lawyers?

With more than 100 years experience in all aspects of law, the team at Marino Law is made up of senior lawyers with a variety of experience in the various areas of business and personal law.

Where is Marino Law located?

We are located on the Gold Coast Highway in Mermaid Beach. Free parking is available in the adjacent street.

Get in Touch

Contact us today on 07 5526 0157 to make an appointment with one of our Gold Coast Lawyers to discuss your Personal & Corporate Insolvency legal matters.
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