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John Stragalinos
Partner | Melbourne

John is a partner in our Banking, Insolvency & Disputes group.

John has acted for banks, major corporates, administrators, receivers, liquidators and creditors on a wide range of commercial disputes, litigation, insolvency administrations and workouts for more than 21 years. He has advised on complex corporate and regulatory matters including proceedings commenced by ASIC and APRA, and has extensive experience in property, contractual and shareholder disputes as well as competition and consumer law matters.

An expert in commercial litigation and restructuring and insolvency, John has been entrusted to act on many of Australia’s largest insolvencies including Ansett Australia, Allco Finance Group, Raptis Group (Southport Central project), Timbercorp, ABC Learning, Wentworth Constructions, Westpoint Corporation and ForceCorp.

John has been recognised by his peers in the Best Lawyers Peer Review Australia for Insolvency & Re-organisation since 2009, Litigation since 2010 and Alternative Dispute Resolution since 2016. Since 2011, John has also been recognised by global directory Chambers & Partners as a leading Restructuring & Insolvency practitioner.

John is a member of ARITA (Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association), INSOL and the TMA (Turnaround Management Association).