Conflict

Contrition and circumstances save Ball’s bacon

BPS Recovery’s Mitchell Ball. Jump on directors, back-dated documents, low ball fees and a common referrer – a disciplinary committee convened to consider whether liquidator Mitchell Ball should remain registered has benched the BPS Recovery partner for a year but declined to cancel his registration. Making its findings public yesterday the committee said that Ball’s contrition, the calibre of those providing endorsements of his character…

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McGrathNicol poised to replace Jirsch on FW Projects

McGrathNicol Partner Kathy Sozou. Image McGrathNicol. Arguments about who should administer the liquidation of FW Projects Pty Ltd concluded yesterday and it appears that McGrathNicol is front runner to replace Jirsch Sutherland should NSW Supreme Court Justice Ashley Black favour the plaintiff in this costly imbroglio. Last week INO reported that SV Partners’ Ian Purchas had provided the plaintiff, Hindmarsh Construction Australia (HCA), with a consent to…