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David Levi

David Levi

Director

BComm (UNSW), FCA, FCPA

Registered Liquidator

Practice areas

  • Restructure and turnaround
  • Insolvency management including formal appointments
  • Financial due diligence
  • Forensic accounting and litigation support, disputes
  • Family Office services

Expertise

David is a trusted advisor to accountants, lawyers and stakeholders. He provides financial and operational turnaround advice, exit strategies and crisis management expertise.

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Where required, he accepts appointment as voluntary administrator, deed administrator, scheme administrator, liquidator, receiver, and Court appointment.

His skills include financial due diligence, forensic accounting and litigation support for disputes and Court appointed matters.

David has strong local knowledge and an outcome-driven focus to achieve and communicate results. He brings a positive, inclusive and persuasive style to his work.

He has held senior positions at KPMG and PKF (now BDO).

Industry Experience
Accommodation and food services, agribusiness, construction and property, education and training, healthcare, pharmacy, manufacturing, mining services, professional and personal services, retail trade, wholesale trade, transport, warehousing, distribution, technology and communications.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce (UNSW); Graduate Certificate in Forensic Studies (Accounting) (Monash); Registered Liquidator.

Memberships
Fellow, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand (FCA); Fellow, CPA Australia (FCPA); Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA). Other memberships include INSOL International; INSOL Europe; Turnaround Management Association (TMA Australia); Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD); Australian Institute of Credit Managers (AICM).

Other activities
Reconstructions include www.nant.com.au, www.deadlyvibe.com.au, www.equmen.com and www.metroland.com.au.

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Other recent matters include Court-appointed receiverships, liquidations, administrations and deeds of company arrangements, commercial advice for professionals for client matters (succession, disputes, litigation), and special situations. David is a frequent speaker for professionals. He appears as a specialist guest expert at www.ifx.com.au.

Maria Clemente

Maria Clemente

Senior Manager

LLB (USyd), BA

Admitted as a Lawyer, Supreme Court of NSW

Practice areas

  • Restructure and turnaround
  • Insolvency management including formal appointments
  • Forensic accounting and litigation support.

Expertise

Maria has significant experience in the areas of restructure and insolvency, commercial disputes, succession, corporations and partnership matters. Maria completed four years in law before six years’ experience in these areas at Levi Consulting.

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Maria is a trusted advisor to accountants, lawyers and their clients, and is highly regarded.

Industry Experience
Maria has experience in retail and wholesale trade, transport and distribution, manufacturing, professional services, construction and property, hospitality, pharmacy and agriculture.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney; BA (Interdisciplinary Studies) Ateneo de Manila University.

Memberships
Member, Law Society of New South Wales
Maria has completed ARITA post-graduate programs and awaits formal admission as a member of ARITA.

Other activities
Reconstructions include www.deadlyvibe.com.au, www.equmen.com and www.metroland.com.au.

Other recent matters include Court-appointed receiverships, numerous liquidations, administrations and deeds of company arrangements, commercial advice for professionals for client matters (succession, disputes, litigation), and special situations. Maria has co-authored serveral papers on reconstruction and insolvency.

Amjad Samakeh

Amjad Samakeh

Senior Manager, Deals

BCom/LLB (UNSW)

Admitted as a Lawyer, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Practice Areas

  • Restructure and turnaround
  • Financial due diligence
  • Forensic accounting and litigation support
  • Transaction advisory and management

Expertise

Amjad specialises in delivering value to clients undertaking commercial and general transactions. He has significant experience with restructures, insolvency, commercial disputes, corporate value advisory, mergers & acquisitions, succession, real estate advisory, corporations and partnership matters. Prior to joining Levi Consulting, Amjad has had five years’ experience as a legal practitioner and three years as a credit analyst at a leading insurance firm.

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Amjad co-leads the firm’s Deals Team. He is a trusted advisor to accountants, lawyers, barristers and their clients, and is highly skilled in dispute resolution and forms strong relationships with his clients.

Amjad is outcome-driven to achieve results and commercial value. Amjad works with businesses to achieve growth and complete acquisitions, divestures and strategic alliances. He is approachable, a strong problem solver and is able to communicate complex legal matters in a clear, concise, understandable way.

He can help clients with pre-deal strategy and go to market strategy, due diligence and valuation advice, restructuring and turnaround and post deal integration activities.

Industry Experience
Amjad has experience in retail and wholesale trade, construction and property, manufacturing, professional and personal services, and special situations.

Qualifications
BCom/LLB (UNSW)

Memberships
Member, Law Society of NSW

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