Full Name: Mrs Amanda Carruthers
Phone: +61 3 9225 7823
Mobile: 0422480279
Chambers: Owen Dixon Chambers West
Room: 0201
Date of Admission: 13 Feb 2007
Called to the Bar: 10 May 2018
Qualifications: BA, LLB
Previous Occupation: Solicitor


Amanda accepts briefs to appear and advise in all areas of commercial law and dispute resolution.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Amanda practiced as a solicitor for over 12 years in the areas of commercial litigation and insolvency law, and regularly appeared in the Supreme, Federal and Federal Circuit Courts, and conducted several interstate proceedings ranging from contested hearings to public examinations.

Amanda is particularly skilled in areas involving personal or corporate insolvency and is regularly engaged by insolvency practitioners and creditors in a broad spectrum of forms of insolvency restructure and turnaround, and complex areas of dispute.

In addition to enjoying a variety of commercial disputes, Amanda also is particularly interested in providing technical and strategic advice in related areas, including PPSA and other priority disputes, corporate / charitable trustee matters, corporate governance and shareholder issues, voidable transactions and directors’ duties.

Amanda also enjoys publishing regular journal articles relating to developing areas of law and practice, including in the Monash University Law Review. She has for many years been an active member of ARITA, WIRV, and the Law Council of Australia’s Insolvency Reconstruction Committee.

Amanda read with Carl Möller, and her senior mentor is Garry Bigmore QC.


Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Commercial Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
  • Civil Law Procedure Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law

Areas of Practice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)


Commercial Law

  • Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
  • Civil Procedure Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporations Law & Securities Law
  • Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law

Equity & Trusts

From 11 May 2018, liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.

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