Case Studies

Third party payments – are they an unfair preference?

The recent Victorian Court of Appeal judgment in Cant v Mad Brothers Earthmoving Pty Ltd [2020] VSCA 198 clarifies the circumstances in which a payment from a third party may const…

Court terminates director friendly DOCA on application of minority creditor

The voluntary administration regime is intended to maximise the chance of a company continuing or to provide a better return to creditors than an immediate winding up of the compan…

Ownership dispute over abandoned chattels

The Results Legal team was recently engaged to assist one of our banking clients seize and sell land subject to first registered mortgage security. A shipping container filled w…

Minority creditor terminates director friendly voluntary administration

After pursuing a long and hard fought Supreme Court claim, our client obtained judgment for an amount of $1.64 million.  Shortly thereafter, the defendant company was placed into …

Removal of squatter from property seized from deceased estate

Secured recovery actions can often involve complex and contentious situations which require attention a focus on risk management. This was evidenced in one particular matter whe…

Mining dispute successfully resolved

Our client, a large heavy equipment supplier, sold several used items of mining equipment for use at a mine site which required commissioning.  A separate contract was also entere…