Pearce & Heers is a specialist accounting firm helping people avoid personal and corporate insolvency. Our goal is to help clients avoid bankruptcy or liquidation. If that is not possible, we administer all types of formal insolvency appointments.

To help our clients, we offer a full range of advisory services including business advisory, restructuring and turnaround solutions, arranging ATO payment plans, negotiating settlements with creditors, resolving disputes and generally assisting clients minimise the impact of any formal insolvency appointment.

Since Pearce & Heers was founded in 2002, we have helped hundreds of businesses and individuals in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and around Australia achieve the best possible outcomes during difficult financial times. If you or your client are in need of assistance, we offer a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation. Make an appointment today and let us show you how we can help.


  • General Advice and Assistance
  • Turnaround and Restructuring
  • Negotiations with the ATO
  • Debt Resolution and Settlement
  • Members’ Voluntary Liquidation
  • Director Penalty Notices


  • General Advice and Assistance
  • Business Turnaround Solutions
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Debt Negotiation and Settlement
  • Voluntary Liquidation
  • Court Appointed Liquidation
  • Voluntary Administration
  • Receivership


  • General Advice and Assistance
  • Debt Resolution and Settlement
  • Personal Insolvency Agreements (Part X Arrangements)
  • Section 73 Compositions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Part IX Debt Agreements


Pearce & Heers offers a full range of Business Advisory services to prevent liquidation and bankruptcy. Make an appointment today to find out how we can help you.


We’re committed to helping our clients achieve the best possible outcomes. During our 5-step process, we’ll explore all available options with you before deciding on an action plan.

  • 1
    Get in Touch

    Calling or emailing us is the first step to getting help.

  • 2
    Initial Consultation

    Meet with a client and their advisor. Every client’s situation is different, so we gain an understanding of all relevant circumstances before determining the best course of action.

  • 3
    Understand the Options

    A thorough risk assessment is conducted and all viable possibilities to avoid liquidation or bankruptcy are considered. This can include considering turnaround and profit improvement strategies, informal debt settlements, negotiating payment plans with the ATO, restructuring and other solutions.

  • 4
    Decide an Action Plan

    Once a client knows what their options are they can make an informed decision on the best course of action.

  • 5
    Implement Solutions

    Work together to implement agreed strategies to avoid bankruptcy or liquidation. Alternatively, if this is not possible arrange the appointment of a Liquidator or bankruptcy Trustee.


We assist with everything from debt settlement negotiations to business turnaround and administering formal insolvency appointments. We’re happy to offer a free consultation to consider what options are possible.


Our friendly team of experts has decades of combined experience assisting clients with financial problems and administering formal insolvency appointments.

  • Mark Pearce
    Mark Pearce


    Mark is one of the founding partners of Pearce & Heers. By virtue of his extensive insolvency expertise and experience, Mark is well placed to oversee the management of the firm.

  • Andrew Heers
    Andrew Heers


    Andrew is one of the founding partners of Pearce & Heers and has extensive experience in providing advice and assistance in both corporate and personal insolvency matters across a diverse range of industries.

  • Michael Dullaway
    Michael Dullaway


    Michael is a Registered and Official Liquidator and he is a partner based in the Pearce & Heers’ Brisbane office. He has a broad experience in administering all forms of personal and corporate insolvency matters.

  • Neil Mitchell
    Neil Mitchell

    Senior Manager, Brisbane

    Neil Mitchell is a Senior Manager at the Pearce & Heers Brisbane office. His accounting and business experience means he can provide comprehensive advice and assistance to businesses experiencing financial difficulty.

  • Mark Davidson
    Mark Davidson

    Supervisor, Gold Coast

    Mark is a Supervisor in Pearce & Heers’ Gold Coast office. He is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive personal and corporate insolvency experience which he has obtained both working for Pearce & Heers and in the insolvency division of a national chartered accounting firm.

  • Melanie Stead
    Melanie Stead

    Supervisor, Brisbane

    Melanie is a Chartered Accountant and has been working in insolvency since 2011. During that time she has developed a strong understanding of corporate and personal insolvency.

  • Nicholas Dobrosklonsky
    Nicholas Dobrosklonsky

    Senior Accountant, Brisbane

    Nicholas is a Senior Accountant in Pearce & Heers’ Brisbane office. He has had extensive experience trading small businesses and has more recently developed his abilities in corporate and personal insolvency with Pearce & Heers.

  • Teneeille Lilley
    Teneeille Lilley

    Senior Accountant, Brisbane

    Tenneeille works in the Pearce & Heers Brisbane Office, as a Senior Accountant. She has years of experience working across all types of Personal and Corporate Insolvency matters.

  • Johanna Bond
    Johanna Bond

    Senior Accountant, Brisbane

    Johanna is a Senior Accountant in Pearce & Heers’ Brisbane office.
    She has developed considerable skills in all areas of insolvency, including liquidation, bankruptcy and voluntary administration.

  • Gavin Ferris
    Gavin Ferris

    Intermediate Accountant

    Gavin is an Intermediate Accountant in the Pearce & Heers Brisbane office. He works on all types of personal and corporate insolvency appointments.


We’ve helped numerous clients avoid liquidation or bankruptcy or implement strategies to deal with the effects of these types of insolvency appointments. Here are some of their experiences.

  • In an unfortunate series of events our Directors were faced with Director Penalty Notices issued by the ATO.  We sought advice with and subsequently engaged Pearce & Heers to assist us with the negotiation with the ATO to obtain a solution. This resulted in a good outcome, with a manageable payment plan to alleviate the debt without any further measures needing to be taken by the ATO.  I would happily recommend their services.

    Julie, Company Director

  • The team at Pearce & Heers is always available to provide straight answers and assist clients who are going through a lot with business not going well.

    Jay, Accountant

  • Losing your business and financial security is a very stressful time for anyone but dealing with the team at Pearce & Heers made a very difficult time that little bit easier. I would definitely recommend you talk to Pearce & Heers if you find yourself in a difficult situation such as ours.

    Kate, Business Owner

  • Many thanks for your email and your ongoing advice. You are helping me through a hard time and I am most appreciative.

    Toby, Company Director

  • Just wanted to thank your team for your awesome help and looking forward to working closely with you all in 2017.

    CM, Accountant

  • Pearce and Heers has always been a helpful for both myself and my clients. Their assistance has enabled me to expand the options available to my clients ensuring they are offered holistic advice.

They are and will continue to be my insolvency practitioners of choice.

    Daniel, Lawyer

  • Since the day we were introduced to Pearce & Heers via our accountant, they have provided us with ongoing friendly support. Importantly, we have been treated with decency and respect. There would be no hesitation in recommending Pearce & Heers to anyone who finds themselves in this very difficult and uncomfortable situation.

    Peter & Kim, Business Owners


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Level 12
127 Creek Street
Brisbane Qld 4000


Phone: 07 3221 0055
Fax: 07 3221 8885

Postal Address

GPO Box 691
Brisbane Qld 4001




Level 15, Corporate Centre One
2 Corporate Court
Bundall Qld 4217


Phone: 07 5630 1179
Fax: 07 5574 2097

Postal Address

PO Box 4973
Gold Coast MC Qld 9726