RL’s links with referrer upset ICON directors

O’Brien Palmer’s Chris Palmer. There’s nothing like being in business with your referrer to get an appointee offside with someone and at least some of those connected to ICON Construction (NSW) Pty Ltd (ICON) were recently in a flap about Chris Palmer. Following the granting of consent orders in the NSW Supreme Court the O’Brien Palmer principal and colleague Liam Bailey replaced ICON administrator Ben…

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Guillotine evaded, but indemnity costs the price

DCL Advisory’s Thomas Dawson. A recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court has highlighted why liquidators and their legal advisors need not think an absolute guillotine order precludes them from having a fresh crack, though in winning a motion to amend, liquidator Thomas Dawson has also copped an indemnity costs order for delay. In Dawson as liquidator of J R Line and Safety Services Pty…