Joseph Scarcella is a partner in the restructuring  and insolvency group in Sydney. He is an expert in all aspects of all forms of insolvency administrations, security enforcement, insolvency related litigation, restructuring techniques and  workouts. This year, Scarcella was the lead partner acting for the liquidators of HIH in the landmark and long-running case of HIH Insurance Limited (in liquidation) & Ors [2016] NSWSC 482. This is the first decision in Australia that has squarely considered the US-style, indirect market-based causation. Scarcella also acted for the liquidator of Babcock & Brown in the equally important decisions of Grant Taylor v Babcock & Brown Limited (in liquidation) (2015) 322 ALR 723; [2015] FCA 149 and [2016] FCAFC 60. Scarcella is an expert litigator in the insolvency space and handles some of the firm’s most complex litigious matters.
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