Fees

Court lops receivers’ fees by 50 per cent

It doesn’t do to mix your WIP. Nor does it do to confuse a judge. Hall Chadwick duo Richard Albarran and David Ross may have accidentally done both, and it’s cost them eighty grand. The recent lopping of around three quarters off their claim for remuneration as receivers of the DOH Family Trust follows a period during which Albarran and Ross have also acted as 1) voluntary administrators of…

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Receiver refused fees for attending examination

In being refused his fees and legals, Jirsch Sutherland’s Liam Bellamy has extracted useful clarity from the courts on the question of the costs that can be claimed when an insolvency practitioner is required to attend a mandatory examination, particularly one that requires a practitioner to travel to the ends of the Earth or indeed to destinations even further flung, like Perth. The decision was…