Litigation Funding

Jirsch partner overcomes ATO objections

Jirsch Sutherland Melbourne partner Glenn Crisp has had a win of sorts over the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation (DCoT) in regards to his tenure, his fees and a proposed litigation funding agreement. In the matter of Imagebuild Group Pty Ltd [2019] VSC 213 (5 April 2019) we get a detailed breakdown of why the DCoT regarded Crisp’s claims for remuneration as excessive and how Crisp…

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Parbery eschews defamation remedies

Insolvency practitioners (IPs) have long known that to make it as a corporate resurrectionist you need a hide like rhinocerous whose mother was an elephant from a family of pachyderms predisposed to exceptionally robust skin thicknesses. An impressive epidermis however wouldn’t be the only reason Ferrier Hodgson’s new star recruit Steve Parbery hasn’t joined his FTI Consulting counterparts in suing one Clive Frederick Palmer for defamation. Parbery…