Michael Beirne

Michael Beirne



Michael Beirne is an experienced dispute resolution lawyer with particular expertise in commercial litigation, insolvency, business structuring and restructuring, asset protection and recovery.

He acts for secured financiers, insolvency practitioners, creditors and investors in both contentious and non-contentious matters across a diverse range of business and personal matters.

After more than 20 years in specialist practice Michael has experience in a wide range of insolvency and reconstruction matters. His expertise extends to workouts, receiverships, liquidations, bankruptcy and insolvency issues affecting proceedings and agreements reached in Family Law matters. His long-standing clients include leading insolvency practitioner firms.

Michael has developed strong strategic partnerships with other specialist providers on the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and interstate, including forensic accountants, valuers, expert witnesses in a number of fields, specialist legal practitioners and the medico legal community.

He takes pride in developing a rapport and trust with his clients, enjoying extraordinary client retention with the vast majority of referrals coming from existing or past clients.

Michael has raised four children, now in their 20’s and provided significant community service by the provision of pro bono work and over a decade of participation in the Sunshine Coast Community Legal Service. He has participated in school based legal education and services through community sporting associations.

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  • Insolvency