Joel Fam advises on domestic and cross-border corporate restructuring; distressed and nondistressed transactions; negotiations; and external administrations.

Joel also utilises his experience assisting on commercial litigation, including before superior state courts and the Federal Court of Australia, to advise on a range of corporate and commercial disputes.

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  • Assisting various clients (including insurers; large and listed corporates; and small-to-medium enterprises) in relation to commercial disputes arising from trade credit claims, preference claims, default judgements, bankruptcy proceedings, wind-ups and liquidation.
  • Regularly appearing before the New South Wales state courts, including the Supreme Court, in relation to winding up applications, directions hearings and defended matters.
  • Appearing in the Federal Court of Australia in relation to creditor’s petition hearings.
  • Drafting and advising on various commercial transaction documents, including trade credit applications, and compliance and regulatory documents.
  • Assisting in relation to a prominent class action heard in the Northern Territory, including overseeing the distribution of the AU$35 million settlement to class action members.


  • Leo Cussen Centre for Law, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, 2021
  • Monash University, Bachelor of Laws (Hons), 2021


  • Supreme Court of Victoria, 2021
  • High Court of Australia, 2021
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