Tristana Steedman
Senior Manager - Melbourne

Tristana is a Registered Liquidator and Registered Trustee in the national Restructuring and Recovery division, based in Melbourne.

She has decades of experience supporting individuals, company directors, and creditors through complex restructuring and recovery situations.

Tristana began her career as a graduate in the mid-1990s, working locally and internationally as an insolvency practitioner. Her motivation led her to become one in only a small group of women in Australia who are both a registered liquidator and registered trustee in bankruptcy.

She enjoys working closely with clients to develop solutions that provide the best possible outcome. Tristana values clear and honest advice; helping her clients understand the law and their options.

Restructuring and recovery is about taking a step back. We are the calm voice in situations that often appear to be all doom and gloom, and can help our clients see that there is light at the end of the tunnel. In a trustee capacity, we’re very aware that we’re in a fiduciary role and take extra care to act with integrity and sensitivity throughout the process.”

Tristana has a keen ability to carefully manage expectations and relationships between conflicting parties. She builds strong rapport with stakeholders to minimise discord, and draws on her experience to overcome challenges and move towards successful resolutions.

When she’s not working, you’ll find Tristana spending her Saturday mornings watching her kids play sport, or enjoying a bit of retail therapy.


Tristana’s extensive experience spans the full spectrum of restructuring and recovery, including:

  •  Business turnaround
  •  Voluntary administrations
  •  Deeds of company arrangement
  •  Liquidations
  •  Receiverships
  •  Agent for the mortgagee in possession
  •  Bankrupt estates
  •  Personal insolvency agreements
  •  Financial viability and solvency assessments
  •  Litigation support
  • Restructuring and Insolvency Services in Melbourne


Tristana has worked with major banks and lenders in a creditor capacity, and supported organisations in a range of industries with restructuring and recovery solutions. Some of these industries include:

  •  Professional services firms including accounting and law firms
  •  Real estate businesses
  •  Commercial and residential property & construction businesses
  •  Hotels, motels, and licensed clubs
  •  Not for profit enterprises
  •  Retail and hospitality
  •  Medical services including pharmacies
  •  Agribusinesses
  •  Manufacturing and fabrication
  •  IT and technology services


  •  Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
  •  Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)


  •  Registered liquidator
  •  Registered trustee in bankruptcy


  •  Insolvency Education Program, IPA
  •  Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting, ICAA
  •  Bachelor of Commerce