The Set-Off Defence to Voidable Transactions

Background A set-off defence may be available to creditors faced with unfair preference claims; s 553C(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (“the Act”). However, this area of the law continues to generate controversy. It is likely that invitations from Judges to make detai...

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Date posted: 2019-05-09 | Comments(0)


Personal Costs Orders Against Liquidators – What You Need To Know

Bradley Mark Lum v MV Developments (Lane Cove) Pty Ltd (in liquidation) (No 2) [2018] NSWSC 1129 (24 July 2018) When Can a Personal Costs Order be Made Against a Liquidator? The law regarding liquidators and personal costs orders was neatly set ou...

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Date posted: 2019-04-09 | Comments(0)


GPA Law Co-Presents with Geoffrey McDonald at Accountants Seminar

Gavin Parsons & Associates recently proudly co-presented with Counsel, Geoffrey McDonald at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.The event was attended by accountants, lawyers and insolvency practitioners. The solicitors from our firm that presented were: Gavin Parsons, Daniel Rappoport and Ryan Owens...

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Date posted: 2018-11-27 | Comments(0)


Difficulty In Pursuing A Director For Insolvent Trading

“There can be no doubt that the obligations to be placed upon directors of companies are important and ought to be taken seriously…..It is a significant and burdensome obligation” Mansfield v Townend [2017] NSWDC 370 at [231]. In its r...

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Date posted: 2018-10-09 | Comments(0)


The Future: New Lawyers Acquired by GPA

Gavin Parsons and Associates are pleased to announce the addition of Ms Joanna Yu and Mr Ryan Owens to the team.Joanna joined the practice as an experienced lawyer earlier this year. She was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2016.Joanna holds a double degree in Commerce and Law from the University of New Sou...

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Date posted: 2018-08-27 | Comments(0)


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