Damien Butler Partner

Damien Butler is a partner in the restructuring and insolvency team.

For nearly 20 years, Damien has acted for major banks and corporates, financial institutions and high net worth individuals, international and Australian businesses. He advises on corporate insolvency, complex security advice and enforcement, and corporate advisory in addition to his litigation work.

His insolvency experience involves complex insolvent administrations of businesses ranging from large-scale mining operations to land developers, yellow goods suppliers to hotels, transport companies to brothels; while also assisting clients resolve commercial disputes, complex security enforcements, cheque forgery and third-party cheque cases, litigated customer disputes, and other potentially sensitive customer and reputation risk matters for many of the major banks and financial institutions.

Damien is named in Doyle's Guide as a recommended insolvency and reconstruction lawyer in Brisbane, and has been listed as a leading insolvency and reorganisation lawyer in The Best Lawyers in Australia for more than 5 years.

Damien was admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1999 and in Queensland in 2006. He has a Bachelor of Science in addition to his legal qualifications.
  • Queensland Law Society
  • Australian Restructuring, Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Law Council of Australia
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
  • INSOL International