Private Sector


Wallmans Lawyers are recognised for providing a comprehensive debt recovery service, providing assistance to both public and private organisations to recover outstanding debts in a streamlined, cost effective and efficient process. We not only service a range of businesses across various sectors, but also industry clients, including mercantile agents, debt purchasers and financial institutions. 

Our team has experience in handling Mercantile Law matters in every state and territory in Australia including Federal jurisdictions. We can advise on the full range of recovery actions, from collections claims through to enforcement proceedings including company winding up proceedings and bankruptcy proceedings. Additionally, we advise on risk management, security and credit processes, including the drafting of tailored documentation to protect our client's position, ultimately assisting in effective recovery.   

The depth of our team, consisting of Partners, lawyers and recovery consultants, ensures that matters are handled by the most appropriately skilled practitioner to maximise results and minimize costs. As a multi-practice firm, we can also offer an integrated team of practitioners across broader business functions, providing advice on contracts, consumer and competition law, insurance, taxation, property and employment related matters. 

Mercantile Law Services

  • Letters of demand
  • Court recovery actions in all jurisdictions
  • Action to enforce judgments
  • Registration of interstate and overseas judgments for enforcement in Australia
  • Apprehension warrants
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Court winding up proceedings
  • Drafting and advising on credit agreements and terms of trade
  • Mortgage, caveat and other security documentation
  • Retention of title claims
  • Preference payment claims
  • Insolvency
  • Risk and credit management

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