October 21, 2019 - October 21, 2019

Using Statutory Demands Effectively in Credit Management

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21 Oct, 2019 From 12:00 PM - 02.00 PM

Level 3, Hobson Room at Alexandra Park Function Centre, Gate B, Greenlane Road West, Auckland
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21st October 2019 from 12:00pm-2:00pm (L3, Hobson Room, Alexandra Park Function Centre, Gate B, Greenlane Road West)

This month we are pleased to welcome Nick Frith, Senior Associate and Sean Golin, Partner from Minter Ellison Rudd Watts speaking at our Auckland luncheon.

  • What is a statutory demand and what is its purpose?
  • What are the basic requirements?
  • When should you issue a statutory demand and when should you consider not using one?
  • Applications to set aside statutory demands – cost/benefit analysis for creditors.
  • Using an expired statutory demand to apply to have a company placed into liquidation. Reference to the recent Court of Appeal decision in 90 Nine Ltd v Luxury Rentals NZ Ltd.


Sean Gollin

Sean Gollin is a litigation partner at MinterEllisonRuddWatts.  He has 27 years experience in commercial litigation, with particular expertise in insolvency, debt recovery and the enforcement of security.  Sean regularly acts for banks, finance companies and corporate and institutional creditors in recovering amounts owing to them and enforcing their rights.  Sean oversees a team of lawyers specialising in summary judgment, liquidation and bankruptcy proceedings, mortgagee sales and advising in relation to the repossession and sale of secured assets, obtaining charging, sale, attachment and other orders for the enforcement of judgments, arranging for the enforcement of judgments oversees through MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ international connections, and obtaining interim emergency relief prior to judgment (including freezing orders, pre-trial charging orders and preservation of property orders).

Nick Frith

Nick Frith is a senior associate in the litigation team at MinterEllisonRuddWatts.  He is a general commercial litigator with nearly 10 years of experience.  He has had particular experience in credit management through the use of statutory demands, liquidation and bankruptcy processes and debt recovery through summary judgment.  He has acted for all of the major trading banks as well as some smaller lenders on security enforcement matters and post-sale debt recovery.  He also has a focus on insurance disputes across all areas of the industry – insureds, brokers and insurers.

About our firm

MinterEllisonRuddWatts is a national law firm with offices in Auckland and Wellington.  It is a member of the Minter Ellison Legal Group, which has offices throughout Australia, in Asia and London.

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