Lawyers

Shared anxiety over examinations deferred

Pitcher Partners’ Andrew Yeo. Pitcher Partners’ Gess Rambaldi. Liquidators contemplating public examinations may benefit from an account of the tortured progress being made by Andrew Yeo and Gess Rambaldi as they try to examine Ms Sherife Roseanna Ymer, the ex-wife of alleged fraud and phoenix mastermind Philip Whitman. It’s almost three years since the Pitcher Partners’ pair obtained summonses requiring Ymer to attend for examination…

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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…