Quantuma reappointed as administrator as questions emerge about KWM's accounting practices before collapse

Partners still waiting for confirmation of tax losses as Quantuma's term as administrator is extended

Quantuma has secured a 12-month extension to its term overseeing the administration of King & Wood Mallesons’ failed European arm, as questions emerge about accounting practices in the run-up to the firm’s collapse a year ago.

Quantuma partners Andrew Hosking and Sean Bucknall are understood to have questions about some of the accounting practices at the firm during the 12-month period leading up to its collapse into administration, with concerns around areas including how work in progress was carried over.

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