Voidable Transactions

Hughes bruised as Westgem judge rejects voidables

Pitcher Partners’ Bryan Hughes. Pitcher Partners’ Perth office nabob Bryan Hughes has come in for some stick in a judgment of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, which has rejected Hughes’ multiple claims of voidable transactions in respect of stricken developer Westgem. In what may turn out to be a costly decision for Hughes’ litigation funder IMF, Justice Paul Tottle said yesterday that the basis…

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Solvency reports key in KPMG’s $3.5 mill BBY claim

PCI Partner’s John Melluish. PCI Partners’ John Melluish might soon find himself burning the midnight oil, if such an archaism can still be deployed to describe working long hours, after accepting an 11th hour engagement to prepare solvency reports for tennis legend Ken Rosewall. The octogenarian one time grass court maestro is attempting to fend off efforts to recover almost $3.5 million in payments received…