David Mutton and Mitchell Herrett partner at RSM

12 February 2020 Consultancy.com.au 2 min. read
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As part of a broader intake of new partners, RSM has added two new partners in its Restructuring practice.

The duo – David Mutton and Mitchell Herrett – have both been promoted internally, having both been with the international accounting and consulting firm for a decade or more. The appointments sees the total number of partners at RSM Australia (over 1,200 staff across 30 offices) consolidated at above hundred.

David Mutton is a Registered Company Liquidator, Chartered Accountant and ARITA member with 12+ years of experience working with businesses in financial distress. He specialises in financial viability assessments and solvency reviews, dispute resolution, official and voluntary liquidation, receivership and other controllerships, voluntary administration, as well as investigative accountant and forensic roles.

The Melbourne-based partner has been with RSM since 2010, and before that worked nearly three years for mid-tier rival professional services group BDO. Among the projects he has contributed to include the creditors’ voluntary liquidation (CVL) of Royal Taxis, the liquidation of Knee Transport, and supporting the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority with financial monitoring / viability assessments of registered training organisations.

David Mutton and Mitchell Herrett - RSM

Mitchell Herrett has been active for RSM’s Restructuring & Recovery division since 2004, most recently head of the practice in Brisbane, and now appointed a partner as well. Herrett is a registered Liquidator with nearly two decades of experience in the insolvency profession.

He has gained experience in corporate insolvency, voluntary administrations, voluntary liquidations, deed of company arrangements, official liquidations, receiverships, bankrupt estates, personal insolvency agreements under Part X of the Bankruptcy Act, and engagements assessing financial viability and solvency.

One of his main client assignments was overseeing the external administration of a registered club in Canberra. Herrett managed the club's trading operations, employees, budgets, revenues and expenses, gaming and liquor compliance, investigations, and reporting to the creditors and the members of the club. The administration of the club ran for six months and was concluded by a merger that secured the continuation of the club’s activities.

Meanwhile, Adrian Gardiner and Jacob Elkhishin have been named partners in RSM’s consulting division.