Corporates

Plenty at stake as referee and liquidators differ

Grant Thornton’s Said Jahani. McGrathNicol partner and forensic accounting guru Robyn McKern. The litigation being pursued by Delta Coal Mining Pty Ltd (Delta) liquidators Said Jahani and John McInerney is set to test the forensic mettle of McGrathNicol partner and referee in demand Robyn McKern. The Grant . . . Restricted Content Dear Reader, this story is available only to iNO Priority subscribers. iNO Priority…

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Low ball partner rate not enough to win Forum gig

McGrathNicol chairman Jason Preston. McGrathNicol partner Jason Ireland. It’s likely to be one of the highest profile appointments of 2021 so it was no surprise that when Westpac approached the Federal Court last week seeking to have provisional liquidators appointed to Forum Finance Pty Limited (Forum), Justice Michael Lee found himself presented with aspiring appointees from two of Australia’s most prominent insolvency firms. Westpac wanted…