Trustees

Trustee Thomson ordered to pay costs out of own pocket.

Veritas’s Thomson facing $250,000 costs order

Well litigation funder Doug Hayter has extracted himself from the debacle that is Young V Thomson (formerly trustee of the property of Young) [2017] FCAFC 140 but the same cannot quite be said for Veritas Advisory’s Louise Thomson, who will be forced to scrape together as much as a quarter of a million dollars from her own resources following last week’s judgment of the Federal Court…

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Bankruptcy trustee preserves his indemnity

Yachting bon vivant evades impact of costs

BPS Recovery’s Max Prentice has dodged a major blow in the Federal Court, with a judge yesterday ordering he pay 70 per cent of the costs of a creditor who challenged his handling of a meeting of creditors of former bankrupt and struck off solicitor Robert Coshott but declining to make an order that Prentice be precluded from utilising his right to be indemnified for those costs…