NSW Law Society

NSW Law Society: Insolvency Reform Masterclass

Australia has just implemented the most significant insolvency reforms since 1993. This half day masterclass includes informative seminars and an interactive panel discussion that will enable you to understand and apply these reforms.

Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle is chairing this NSW Law Society Masterclass on insolvency reforms. Ben will be giving also a seminar entitled

“Licence to trade insolvent: the new safe harbour for directors”.


The NSW Law Society has identified Ben Sewell as a thought leader in corporate insolvency and he was invited to chair the Masterclass. Ben strongly believes that solicitors have an important role in the new safe harbour protections for company directors.

To attend this Masterclass please book through the NSW Law Society, go to:


Download half day masterclass schedule in PDF


Upcoming educational seminars

  • UNSW Edge: SME Insolvency & Restructuring Critical Updates Webinar

    Ben Sewell will be presenting on the topic of: Future watch – what comes next? This session will cover: Analysis of potential implications of current climate on your practice; Suggested strategies and business skills that you can implement that will assist you to respond to changes that may come after September 2020.

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  • Live Webinar: Insolvency law in a COVID-19 world (Law Society of NSW)

    The Law Society of NSW is hosting a series of webinars to show legal practitioners how they can manage their response to COVID-19 and its impacts on the legal industry. In this webinar, experienced insolvency expert Ben Sewell of Sewell & Kettle Lawyers will discuss how COVID-19 has affected corporate insolvency law and what legal […]

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  • Thomson Reuters Building & Construction Law Conference

    12:05PM How to manage subcontractor insolvency During COVID-19 the Government has strongly signalled that SMEs may continue to trade whilst insolvent (and created supporting statute). The risk to builders and developers is that their subcontractors will fail once the COVID-19 safe harbour ends. What can be done pre-contract and post-formal insolvency appointment (e.g. voluntary administration) […]

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