Amanda Young

Amanda Young

Location: Sydney, NSW
Phone: (02) 9236 8333
Email: AmandaY@jirschsutherland.com.au
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Amanda is widely recognised for her technical expertise and strong commercial sense.

Amanda has over 15 years experience as a business recovery, reconstruction, insolvency and liquidation specialist and her innovative resolution strategies and strong negotiation skills make her a particularly strong ally for her clients.

Areas of Expertise

She has gained significant experience working across a variety of industries including:

  • manufacturing
  • retail
  • construction
  • hospitality
  • mining
  • healthcare
  • franchises
  • information technology
  • finance
Qualifications
  • Registered Liquidator
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Public Practice Certificate
  • Advanced Insolvency Law & Practice I and II
  • Bachelor of Commerce
Background & Specialist Skills

Amanda has more than 15 years experience as a business recovery, reconstruction, insolvency and liquidation specialist. Her specialist skills include:

  • discussing administration options for companies with their directors
  • managing all aspects of trade-on administrations
  • negotiating sales of businesses or assets
  • settlement negotiations
  • compliance with different legislations
  • cross border insolvency
  • problem solving and conflict resolution
  • effective communication
  • achieving the best outcome for creditors through asset realisations and/or voidable transaction recovery
  • timely response to matters
  • efficient and thorough completion of matters
Memberships & Associations
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association
  • Turnaround Management Association of Australia
  • Australian Institute of Credit Management
  • Women’s Insolvency Network Australia
  • Business Chicks
Career & Industry Highlights

Amanda has vast experience working with companies, corporations, partnerships and organisations of all sizes. From single-director businesses to SMEs with less than five employees to large companies and multi-company groups.

Amanda’s recent engagements include the following:

  • Voluntary administration of a company with subsidiaries in China, the USA and Singapore – dealing with complex cross-border insolvency issues
  • Voluntary administration of large construction companies with numerous contracts and projects
  • Receivership of a well-known entertainment establishment and extracting a significant settlement from parties involved, for the benefit of the secured creditor
  • The voluntary winding up of two government hospital administration divisions
  • The administration of a motor auction house and dealing with complex PPSA issues
  • Voluntary administration of a large retail chain
  • Voluntary administration of franchises
  • Voluntary administration of publicly listed entities
  • Receivership of a Partnership
Personal Interests

Away from work, Amanda likes to unwind by reading, travelling, doing Cuban salsa dancing and attending live music concerts.

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