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Judge pushes off dispute over Melissa Caddick’s $12,000 Dior sneakers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-08-02 10:40 pm By Sam Matthews

The judge overseeing the receivership of Melissa Caddick’s estate has pushed off a dispute about a collection of sneakers held by the deceased fraudster’s teenaged […]

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White & Case nabs head of Clayton Utz’s insolvency group
Business of Law 2023-07-31 8:22 pm By Sam Matthews

Global firm White & Case has recruited two senior lawyers from Clayton Utz to head up its newly established financial insolvency practice in Australia. Timothy […]

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Linchpin liquidators have case against Grant Thornton, Moore Stephens: judge
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-26 11:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found that a case brought by the liquidators of investment firm Linchpin Capital against auditors Grant Thornton and Moore Stephens for signing […]

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Arrium lenders file High Court challenge over directors’ loan drawdowns
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-25 3:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Commonwealth Bank and other lenders of Arrium have filed for special leave to appeal to the High Court after losing their latest bid to make […]

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Sargon liquidators resolve $540,000 case against King & Wood Mallesons
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-24 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The liquidators of collapsed Sargon Capital have resolved their unfair preference case against King & Wood Mallesons over $540,000 in fees the law firm was […]

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Administrator can’t claw back security for costs in case by failed company
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-21 1:16 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid by the administrator of a collapsed company to claw back a payment of security for costs made in earlier […]

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Jones Day adds White & Case lawyer for restructuring practice
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-18 1:45 pm By Gareth Baker

Jones Day has recruited White & Case lawyer Kathryn Sutherland-Smith for the firm’s business restructuring & reorganization practice in Sydney.   Sutherland-Smith, who joins Jones Day […]

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Pre-case discovery not for determining recovery prospects, judge says in $350M Probuild spat
Construction 2023-07-04 4:19 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has found that preliminary discovery does not extend to information about the likely recovery of a claim, rejecting an argument that the relevant […]

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Ralan liquidators win OK to pursue sales agent, ATO in $18M litigation
Restructuring & Insolvency 2023-07-04 5:03 pm By Sam Matthews

The liquidators of construction giant Ralan have been given the go-ahead to pursue a former sales manager and his wife as well as the ATO […]

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JWS lures partner from Jones Day for disputes and insolvency team
Business of Law 2023-07-03 9:36 pm By Sam Matthews

Johnson Winter Slattery has nabbed a Jones Day partner to work coast to coast at its Brisbane and Perth offices, bolstering the ranks of its […]

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