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Low sets sights high as Pitchers WA chief gets grilled

Sheridan’s Chartered Accountants principal Jennifer Low. Pitcher Partners’ Bryan Hughes. Torrid times in the West last week as the managing partner of Pitcher Partners WA was grilled in a Supreme Court witness box at the behest of a rival liquidator. The occasion was the public examination of directors and others linked to the 2018 failure . . . Restricted Content Dear Reader, this story is…

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Bankruptcy trustee sued for alleged “deceit”

Jones Partners’ Michael Jones. A prominent Sydney trustee is defending an application for a conduct inquiry brought by a bankrupt who claims the trustee concealed from creditors his knowledge of more than $500,000 in a Westpac Bank account. The application – brought in the Federal Court by ex-Payless Entertainment CEO Mark Andrew Hurdis of Neutral Bay – alleges deceit and misconduct by the trustee in…