Trustees

Jirsch founder calling it quits on bankruptcy caper

After more than 30 years in corporate insolvency and bankruptcy, Jirsch Sutherland founder Roderick Mackay Sutherland looks to be calling it quits. If three decades of accumulated nous aren’t going to buy you an exemption from the obligation to complete 40 hours a year of continuous professional education, then you may as well cash in. Having already relinquished his liquidator’s registration in early 2016, orders made in the Federal…

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Judge Skewers Inefficient Solicitors

Judge skewers inefficient solicitors

Mark Robinson was typically diplomatic yesterday when asked to discuss the latest ruling on Reed Constructions Australia (RCA), to which the PPB partner was appointed liquidator by the courts on July 9, 2012. Robinson declined, for example, to share his view of the role in the latest skirmish played by HLB Man Judd’s Barry Taylor, preferring instead to express a position of faultless neutrality. “We all…