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McKern insolvency estimate repels challenge

McGrathNicol partner Robyn McKern. Grant Thornton’s Said Jahani. If dignified crowing is heard during the next McGrathNicol zoom meeting of partners iNO won’t be surprised. It’s not every day that a forensic accountant has their sums validated by a Federal Court judge. “The referee concluded that the group of companies was insolvent from 31 . . . Restricted Content Dear Reader, this story is available…

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Liquidator succeeds in $150k adverse costs appeal

Vincents’ Nick Combis. Vincents’ Nick Combis has been successful in appealing a decision of the District Court of Queensland requiring him to pay $150k in costs after he had sought to claw back more than $350,000 for creditors of Queensland Quarry Group. The ruling last week in Queensland Quarry Group Pty Ltd (in liq) & Anor v Cosgrove [2019] QCA 220 (18 October 2019) means…