Litigation Funding

HLB Mann Judd partner grilled over FEG negotiations

HLB Mann Judd partner Todd Gammel. Liquidator Todd Gammel endured a light grilling during virtual cross examination on Monday as lawyers for All Filtration Technologies Australia (ALTA) sought to derail the HLB Mann Judd partner’s application for an extension of time in which to bring proceedings related to the ALTA group’s 2015 restructure. Gammel, along with colleague Barry Taylor were required to bring the extension…

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Grant Thornton duo prepare to tread perilous path

Grant Thornton’s Matt Byrnes. Grant Thornton’s Phil Campbell-Wilson. Having replaced Jirsch Sutherland’s Malcolm Howell as liquidators of AXF Group, Grant Thornton duo Matt Byrnes and Phil Campbell-Wilson now have the job of negotiating AXF Group’s related party labyrinth, and that’s without considering the attitude of Howell’s out-of-pocket backers, Claims Funding Australia (CFA). According to Howell’s last report to creditors dated August 4, the Maurice Blackburn-backed…