Anna Ryan is a senior lawyer in Gilbert + Tobin’s restructuring and insolvency group. Mrs Ryan specialises in both contentious and non-contentious restructuring and insolvency. She has over 10 years’ experience advising banks, special situations groups, insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors on restructuring, insolvency, workouts, and distressed debt transactions. Prior to joining Gilbert + Tobin, she held various in-house roles at one of Australia’s major banks, where she focused on distressed debt, restructuring, workouts and insolvency. Mrs Ryan’s expertise includes preparation of forbearance and restructuring documentation, including DOCAs, advising on all aspect of security enforcement and the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth), and acting for liquidators in public examinations of directors and officers.
Mrs Ryan is a member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). Recently, she has worked on a number of prominent restructuring and insolvency matters in the Australian market including Slater and Gordon, Ten Network, Toys R Us, Arrium, Paladin, Northern Energy/ Colton Coal, Blue Sky Investments and Acquire Learning.