Liquidator and lawyer tangle over costs assessment

Seems that when a liquidator is being pursued for costs by a lawyer in a local court, trying to resolve the issues via the costs assessment process is not going to fly, at least not according to NSW Supreme Court judge Francois Kunc. WKA Legal Pty Ltd v Gleeson [2018] NSWSC 318 details how liquidator and Jones Partners principal Bruce Gleeson has for several years been at…

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You don’t Say? Receivers seek proportionality

dVT’s David Solomons and Antony Resnick demonstrated a hitherto undetected streak of optimism this week when they appeared before Justice Paul “Proportionality” Brereton seeking approval of remuneration accrued as receivers of Say Enterprise Pty Limited. The pair were installed by order of the court in August this year in what was described as an asset preservation role, apparently necessary due to possible breaches of freezing orders….