PKF Australia

Accountants and Business Advisers

Daniel Drayton

Daniel Drayton


Professional Experience

Daniel is a Business Recovery & Insolvency Manager, located in our Newcastle office.

He has over five years of specialised insolvency experience and currently manages a team specialising in corporate and personal insolvency appointments.

Daniel has experience extends to a wide range of personal and corporate insolvency matters, including:

  • Court Liquidations
  • Creditors Voluntary Liquidations
  • Voluntary Administrations
  • Receiverships
  • Deed of Company Arrangements
  • Debtors Petitions
  • Sequestration Orders
  • Informal workouts
  • Creditors advice and meeting strategies

Recent Appointments:

  • Assisting in negotiating a seven-figure sale of an insolvent medical radiology practice with multiple locations, including liaising with and obtaining clearance from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission;
  • Winding down a registered charity including liaising with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits;
  • Commission and relevant legal application of the Associations Incorporation Act 2009;
  • Executing orderly winding up of a group of entities including advising key stakeholders of their rights and the effects of the winding up;
  • Assisting purchases of real property after deposits paid to a real estate franchisee were misappropriated including relevant communications with NSW Fair Trading regarding access to the Property Services Compensation Fund; and
  • Working on the first construction company in Australia to have successfully traded through Voluntary Administration and Deed of Company Arrangement.


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) – University of Newcastle
  • Advanced Insolvency Certification (Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association in association with Queensland University of Technology)
  • Justice of the Peace in and for the state of NSW


  • Graduate Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association; and
  • Provisional Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ).

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