Hugh McLernon, the Managing Director of IMF (Australia) Ltd, is based in the Perth office.
Hugh graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Laws Degree in 1968.
He has had 20 years of litigation experience as a crown prosecutor then a barrister and finally as a practising solicitor specialising in large-scale litigation. That experience was followed by 14 years of litigation funding having started in that business upon leaving Clayton Utz in 1988.
Hugh also brings to the company, 8 years experience as a chairman of directors, managing director and director of 7 companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange involved in the business of technology, property, finance, mining and oil and gas.
Hugh is responsible for the overall management and operations of the company. In particular he is responsible for the operations of the Perth office which oversees cases arising in Western Australia , South Australia and the Northern Territory .
Hugh is the leader of the case selection committee and is also a member of the audit committee.