Over the last 25 years, Barrett Walker has developed a culture of excellence. The stability of our staff, our range of skills, our internally generated IP and the strength of our culture provides our clients with the range of professional services they need in today's competitive commercial environment.
Our core values guide our qualified and experienced team who are equipped with our internally developed expertise and IP to ensure that we are able to provide flexible, creative and tailored solutions to our clients’ needs. If you are looking for comprehensive professional advice that you cannot get from a traditional accountant, lawyer or consulting firm then the Barrett Walker team is your answer.
Barrett Walker is led by Ray Barrett who has more than 30 years’ experience in providing professional advice.
With nearly 10 years tenure at two of the “Big Four” professional services firm combined with legal and accounting qualifications, Ray is an experienced and credentialed professional advisor. Under Ray’s stewardship from the early 1990’s Barrett Walker has become a well established professional services firm providing advice across a variety of clients in a wide range of industries. At the time the firm was established this was an innovative approach providing professional services and in the intervening period to now it is an approach that has been adopted by the large wealth of professional services firms.
Meet our Director
Ray graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor's degree in Law and Commerce. Since 1990 Ray has headed Barrett Walker and practices as a lawyer, CPA and as a registered liquidator.
In his capacity as a liquidator, Ray has undertaken numerous creditor's voluntary and court-appointed windings up.
Part of Ray's legal work is as a commercial litigator and in this capacity Ray has acted in numerous proceedings in Supreme Court and Federal Court, including appellate jurisdictions, in relation to matters such as for suppliers in ACL claims, for borrowers arising out of the failure of the Timbercorp entities, for directors arising out of the failure of the Allens Music Group, for creditors in preference claims such as the Full Federal Court proceeding in Clifton (Liquidator) v Kerry J Investments Pty Ltd Trading as Clenergy  FCAFC 5 and for directors and shareholders in oppression proceedings.
A part of Ray's practice is forensic accounting work which includes fraud investigations and recoveries.
Additionally, Ray has professional qualifications as a registered tax agent and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants.