Piper Alderman welcomes restructuring and insolvency partner in Brisbane


Joel Shaw has joined national law firm, Piper Alderman as a restructuring and insolvency partner in Brisbane.

Joel is an experienced commercial litigation, insolvency and reconstruction lawyer.  He has worked with some of Brisbane’s leading insolvency practitioners, accountants, company directors, government bodies, creditors and other key stakeholders who have been involved in or impacted by a company’s voluntary administration, receivership or liquidation.  He is a member of the Australian Restructuring and Insolvency Turnaround Association.

Commenting on his decision to join Piper Alderman, Joel said:

I’m excited to join the firm and being a member of a leading national insolvency and restructuring law team.  My clients and referrers are extremely supportive of the move and will benefit from the depth of expertise and resources which Piper Alderman provides”.

 The firm’s national restructuring and insolvency team led by Michael Lhuede has experienced significant partner growth in the last three years, with the recruitment of Joanne Hardwick in 2018,  Cheryl Weston in 2019 and the promotions of Angelina Kozary in 2019 and Jonathan Hidayat in 2020.  Joel Shaw’s appointment now takes the team to eight partners across its four offices.

 Piper Alderman’s Managing Partner, Tony Britten-Jones, commented on the firm’s strategy for the team:

“Our national restructuring and insolvency team over the last three years has gone from strength to strength with a number of talented partners joining the firm.  Joel is a very talented insolvency lawyer and rounds out our offering in this space. We look forward to Joel becoming an integral member of both the national team and our Brisbane partnership.”