Dan Butler has been with Lavan Legal since 2008 and was appointed special counsel in the reconstruction, recovery and insolvency team in July 2019. Mr Butler is experienced in insolvency and bankruptcy, personal property securities law, criminal property confiscation, intellectual property, general commercial advice and litigation. He has worked on a wide variety of banking litigation and external administration matters, and regularly appears at hearings in the Supreme, Federal, District and Magistrates Courts. Mr Butler has completed the Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA) Advanced Insolvency Law and Practice course and has been admitted as a full member of the ARITA. He is deputy chair of the Ability Centre (formerly Centre for Cerebral Palsy).