Jessica Georges

Senior Associate | Melbourne Office
+61 3 9691 1223
jessica.georges@holmanwebb.com.au

Jessica is a Senior Associate in our Melbourne Commercial Recovery and Insolvency Group. Her experience includes general commercial litigation including a variety of contractual disputes across a range of industries, building disputes, debt recovery and insolvency litigation, dispute resolution strategies and negotiation with a focus on consumer law, securities enforcement, trade credit and mortgages recoveries.

Jessica has extensive insolvency litigation and advocacy experience having acting for the Australian Taxation Office in winding up proceedings under the Corporations Act and in bankruptcy proceedings across Federal and State Courts.

Jessica’s insolvency litigation experience includes representing insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors in areas of both corporate and personal insolvency including unfair preference claims, voidable transactions, advice on corporate compliance and directors’ duties, advice on proofs of debt and obtaining orders for possession and sale on behalf of insolvency practitioners.  Jessica also has insolvency experience in areas such as the reinstatement of a company, replacement of a liquidator, termination of a winding up and transmission applications for trustees of bankrupt estates.

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Jessica understands her client’s strategic objectives and works diligently to achieve those objectives.

Jessica is especially thorough and committed to maintaining a commercial and pragmatic outcome.

Having spent lengthy periods of time advocating in various Federal and State Courts, Jessica is a strong advocate in litigious matters.

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Insolvency, commercial litigation, debt recovery, building disputes, dispute resolution, trade credit, mortgages recoveries, securities enforcement and general civil enforcement.

[fa icon="chevron-down"] Memberships
  • Law Institute of Victoria, Women on Boards
  • Women in Insolvency & Restructuring Victoria (WIRV) including committee member of Advocacy Subcommittee of WIRV