About

Why choose us

The Rothwell Lawyers commercial team of lawyers and solicitors are experts in our field. We have extensive experience in all aspects of commercial law and commercial litigation, and pride ourselves on our ability to provide sound legal advice to businesses of all sizes, from sole director and shareholder companies to large national corporations.

We understand your time is valuable, and make it our priority to deliver responsive, personalised service without exception.  All our staff can prepare demands, issue complaints and other court documents, prepare and lodge caveats – so no matter what your needs, there is always someone available to help.

We make sure that all instructions are acted upon within 24 hours of receipt. Where a matter is urgent and requires an attendance to lodge a document either in the CBD or electronically, provided instructions are received by 12 noon we will make sure the instructions are acted upon and completed by the close of business that day.

Background

Rothwell Lawyers was established in October 2004.  Principal Tracey Rothwell currently leads a highly skilled team of 7 staff who are experts in commercial law, insolvency, property law and wills and estates.

Tracey Rothwell, Principal

Principal Tracey Rothwell has over twenty-five years’ experience in commercial litigation and insolvency.  She has represented clients of all sizes across all industries, and has extensive experience in State and Federal Courts, as well as execution proceedings including bankruptcy and winding up.

An important aspect of Tracey’s role is to review and advise clients on their credit applications, terms and conditions of trade and credit policies, and ensure the best possible outcome in case of a customer default.

Tracey has played a key role in many large corporate collapses, acting as both insolvency practitioner and specialist to protect the interests of individual stakeholders. 

Background & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Jurisprudence
  • Undertaking a Masters of Business Administration
  • Former Victorian Councillor, Australian Institute of Credit Management (AICM)
  • Former AICM Victorian Chairperson for Professional Development
  • Past Committee Member of International Women’s Insolvency and Reconstruction Confederation (WIRV)

Achievements:

  • Over twenty-five years assisting credit professionals in managing their receivables 
  • Setting up Effective Recoveries Pty Ltd to offer a holistic approach to credit professionals in receivables management
  • 20 year member of AICM
  • Regular speaker for AICM Workshops and Seminars, including the successful AICM Seminar, “Giving Evidence in Court”
  • Regular in-house trainer for clients
  • Regular guest speaker for Insolvency Practitioners of Australia Association – Melbourne Forum

Community and Charities

The team at Rothwell Law believes strongly in giving back to our community.

We provide fundraising support to Whitelion, a national non-profit organisation working with disadvantaged young people who need safe accommodation, employment, education and contract drafting.

We also provide pro bono employment law advice, representation and advocacy on behalf of Justice Connect. Our lawyers have a strong relationship with JobWatch Inc.