Shaw Gidley Insolvency and Reconstruction is a regionally based specialist in business recovery and insolvency firm with offices located at Newcastle, Port Macquarie and Tuggerah on the Central Coast NSW.

We are proud members of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia. In providing our specialist services we strictly adhere to best practice guidelines, and the ethical principles espoused by our professional bodies. As registered liquidators and registered trustees our conduct is primarily regulated by the Corporation Act & the Bankruptcy Act.

Between the three offices we have 20 specialist staff and over 70 years combined specialist experience in insolvency and reconstruction profession. We have detailed experience in all forms of personal and corporate insolvency and reconstruction activities.

Our focus is on small to medium companies, and individuals subject to financial distress.

We are one of the few regional firms with a dedicated personal insolvency team and corporate insolvency team.

Despite being Chartered Accountants, we do not practice in any of the other disciplines of accounting such as taxation, audit and general compliance work.

Our directors are fully qualified specialist insolvency practitioners and have experience in all sectors commerce and industry.

Our principals are recognised for their knowledge, experience, integrity and efficiency in providing effective practical solutions for companies and individuals facing insolvency concerns.

Contact us if you believe we can be of assistance.

Our three offices are strategically located between the Central Coast, Hunter Region and the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Each office operates autonomously except for where synergies can be gained through mutual co-operation. This allows Shaw Gidley to provide a premium regional service at extremely competitive rates particularly when compared to capital city firms. Our offices are located at: –


Newcastle office commenced practice in 1996 operating as Ferrier Hodgson Newcastle changing name to Shaw Gidley effective 1 October 2009. Located at Level 6, 384 Hunter Street, Newcastle NSW.

Central Coast

The Central Coast office is located at Tuggerah and was opened due to the growing demand for Shaw Gidley’s specialist services from local Accountants, Solicitors, Business Advisers and Financiers. Located at 6A/1 Pioneer Avenue, Tuggerah Business Park NSW.

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie office is located in the Mid North Coast and commenced operation on 2 November 2009. Located at Suite 1, Level 1, 65 Lord Street, Port Macquarie NSW.

If you wish to make an enquiry, please use the form on the right.

At Shaw Gidley we strive to provide the best possible solution for companies or individuals experiencing enduring financial distress.

We understand the need to act with professional empathy and complete confidentiality in these important but testing times.

At Shaw Gidley you will receive your advice and solutions directly from the principals and continue to have ongoing access to James, Paul and Scott whilst your problems are being solved.

Shaw Gidley takes a commercial and systematic approach to finding the best practical and balanced solutions for your set of circumstances. We understand that there is no one solution to fit all, and your solution needs to be tailored.

Shaw Gidley employs best practice and investments in its employees to ensure you are also supported by innovative, efficient and effective people.

Shaw Gidley provides independent, unbiased and clear advice on the best way forward.

Shaw Gidley – When Experience Matters