Conflict

“Dirty expert” cloud has Silvia lining for BRI partner

BRI Ferrier’s Brian Silvia. BRI Ferrier’s Brian Silvia had a win in the Supreme Court of Victoria earlier this month when a judged rejected claims that he was a “dirty expert” and that a report he authored for one side in a dispute among members of Melbourne’s wealthy Auswild family should be ruled inadmissible. In mid-2013 Silvia had been engaged by several members of the…

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ASIC goes whole hog, forcing Ferriers out of GD Pork

Ferrier Hodgson’s Martin Jones. Ferrier Hodgson’s Andrew Smith. It’s not often INO uncovers a story about insolvency practitioners that involves unauthorised boar semen from foreign parts but the recent hand over by Ferrier Hodgson of the GD Pork Pty Ltd administration to FTI Consulting provides such an opportunity. Not that the yarn is about unauthorised boar semen illegally imported. It’s about Ferriers’ partners Martin Jones…