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McDermott poaches Simmons partner in London

McDermott poaches Simmons partner in London

21 April 2017

Simmons & Simmons partner Alan Gar has joined McDermott Will & Emery’s restructuring and insolvency team in London, becoming the firm’s second UK lateral in six months.

Community round-up: Outstanding young restructuring lawyer swaps Hong Kong for Manchester

Community round-up: Outstanding young restructuring lawyer swaps Hong Kong for Manchester

13 April 2017

Recent weeks have seen one of GRR’s “40 under 40” nominees swap Hong Kong for Manchester, alongside promotions in London and laterals in California.

Kirkland & Ellis partner joins Pillarstone as first general counsel

Kirkland & Ellis partner joins Pillarstone as first general counsel

13 April 2017

Mark Knight, a former partner at Kirkland & Ellis in London, has joined European non-performing loan adviser Pillarstone, after a year there on secondment.

Kobre & Kim hires Cayman cross-border litigator

Kobre & Kim hires Cayman cross-border litigator

12 April 2017

Just months after recruiting Farrington Yates from Dentons in New York, Kobre & Kim has hired former Cayman litigator Mark Griffiths for its London office.

Norton Rose Fulbright veteran joins Canada’s Osler in Calgary

Norton Rose Fulbright veteran joins Canada’s Osler in Calgary

12 April 2017

Canadian oil and gas and real estate insolvency specialist Randal Van de Mosselaer has joined Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Calgary after more than 20 years with Norton Rose Fulbright.

Cross-border insolvency and asset recovery boutique launches in Miami

Cross-border insolvency and asset recovery boutique launches in Miami

11 April 2017

Two of the founders of Florida law firm Astigarraga Davis – including regular GRR columnist Edward Davis – have launched a new Miami boutique, citing conflicts as the reason for not migrating to Reed Smith with the other founder of their firm.

Goldman Sachs names new EMEA and Americas heads

Goldman Sachs names new EMEA and Americas heads

29 March 2017

Global investment bank Goldman Sachs has confirmed the appointment of new heads of financial restructuring for the Americas and Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Enyo Law launches insolvency practice with Olswang hire

Enyo Law launches insolvency practice with Olswang hire

28 March 2017

London-based boutique litigation firm Enyo Law has announced the launch of a specialist contentious insolvency practice after poaching a partner from international firm Olswang.

Community round-up: Puerto Rico oversight board names new chief as firms promote in UK and US

Community round-up: Puerto Rico oversight board names new chief as firms promote in UK and US

27 March 2017

In recent weeks, Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board has appointed a new chief executive, while law firms and advisory groups have built up their leadership teams on both sides of the Atlantic.

Linklaters adds restructuring partner in London

Linklaters adds restructuring partner in London

24 March 2017

Linklaters has hired a new partner from Goldman Sachs’ Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) restructuring group in London.

Ernst & Young gains partners from PPB Advisory in Australia

Ernst & Young gains partners from PPB Advisory in Australia

22 March 2017

Ernst & Young’s Australian arm has announced the hire of two partners who left professional services firm PPB Advisory in Sydney last month.

Community round-up: Ashurst loses partner in Australia

Community round-up: Ashurst loses partner in Australia

14 March 2017

An Ashurst partner in Australia has moved to local firm Johnson Winter & Slattery, as there were lateral moves in the US and a new office for a turnaround business in the north of the UK.