Eibhlin McCloskey Partner


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Eibhlin graduated from UWA with a Bachelor of Laws in 1994 and was admitted to practice as a solicitor in Western Australia in 1997. Eibhlin has been with the firm since its inception in 2003.  She became a partner in 2010.

With more than 25 years’ experience in the legal profession, Eibhlin’s practice is diverse.  It includes:

  • all manner of disputes arising under the Corporations Act
  • corporate Insolvency
  • contract drafting and disputes
  • claims involving breaches of duties by directors, trustees and executors
  • shareholder and partnership disputes
  • share sales and shareholder agreements; joint venture agreements
  • governance advice
  • sales of business
  • trade mark and copyright claims; IP and software licensing; collaborative research agreements
  • estate disputes / insolvent deceased estates
  • defamation claims
  • debt recovery proceedings
  • compensation claims under the Planning Development Act 2005
  • compensation claims under the Military Superannuation & Benefits Scheme

Eibhlin’s client base includes listed companies, high net worth individuals and insolvency practitioners.  She routinely acts for and against insolvency practitioners in connection with complex commercial negotiations, buy-outs and also in court proceedings.  She has had the conduct of contested winding up applications, examinations and insolvent trading claims.   

Eibhlin is a member of the Law Society of Western Australia.  She has been repeatedly recognised in Doyle’s Guide in the areas of intellectual property, technology, media and telecommunications.