Cheryl Weston

Partner

Profile

Cheryl has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution, with a particular focus on insolvency. She acts for a variety of clients including state-owned and international corporations, associations and individuals, liquidators, administrators and receivers.

Advising on all areas of insolvency, Cheryl has worked on several high profile cases including proceedings brought by the ACCC against the AMI companies in administration, the administration of companies within the St Hilliers Group, the administration of BC3 Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd and van Eyk Research Pty Ltd.

Cheryl has also worked on a number of large litigation cases, including the rebuilding of the James Hardie insurance program, proceedings in London in relation to the collapse of HIH Insurance, three major proceedings for NSW Lotteries and a major class action against two former superannuation companies. Cheryl has also worked on a major international fraud case which saw her take witness statements in Romania, France and the United Kingdom.

Expertise

Recognition

Recent deals and media coverage

Pipers hires insolvency partner – Lawyers Weekly, 8 July 2019
Piper Alderman welcomes insolvency partner – Australasian Lawyer, 5 July 2019
Piper Alderman hires partner in Sydney (Paywall) – Global Restructuring Review, 1 July 2019

Memberships

  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • Solicitor of the Federal and High Courts of Australia
  • Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Insol International
  • Banking & Financial Services Law Association

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