Scott D. Taylor

Scott D. Taylor




Scott specialises in insolvency and reconstruction, advising: insolvency practitioners; receivers and managers; other law firms; accounting firms; financial institutions; publically listed companies; private companies; and directors.

Scott is regularly engaged to act in cross-border matters to provide advice in relation to post formal insolvency appointment issues; and recapitalising/restructuring of distressed businesses prior to formal appointment.


  • Queensland Law Society
  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Law Society of NSW
  • Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia
  • International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL)
  • Turnaround Management Association

  • Speaker at QLD IPA Insolvency Forum, Brisbane: Pre-Packaged Insolvency Arrangementsu2019 2013
  • Chairman of the 12Annual Insolvency Practice Symposium. 2012.
  • Mediator and Chair for the Marine Industry In Crisis forum at the Brisbane Convention Centre. 2011.

Recent matters include:


  • Facilitating negotiations to mitigate construction and operational losses for a US$330m silver mine in Central America after the collapse of a global mining machinery manufacturer involving cross border issues between Europe; North and Central America; South East Asia; and Australia.
  • Advising the liquidators of a mining company on the recovery of several million Euro from entities operating throughout Finland and Canada.
  • Advising a distressed national logistics company on a $25m debt restructure and recapitalisation.
  • Advising the board of an ASX listed mining company regarding personal exposure for insolvent trading.
  • Advising the Administrators of Allied Brands Limited (Baskin Robbins) regarding the establishment of a creditors trust for re-listing on the ASX.