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Community round-up: TMA UK appoints new president, firms hire in US and Australia

27 February 2017

The Turnaround Management Association in the UK has appointed a new president, while US and Australian firms have made lateral hires in recent weeks.

Fieldfisher opens in Amsterdam with insolvency partner hires

Fieldfisher opens in Amsterdam with insolvency partner hires

24 February 2017

European law firm Fieldfisher has launched a new office in Amsterdam with five partners from Dutch firm Kennedy Van der Laan.

Minter Ellison practice head joins Melbourne boutique

Minter Ellison practice head joins Melbourne boutique

23 February 2017

Minter Ellison’s Australian head of restructuring Ian Walker has joined corporate boutique Brian Ward as a principal in Melbourne.

Eversheds Sutherland hires partner from Pinsent Masons in London

Eversheds Sutherland hires partner from Pinsent Masons in London

22 February 2017

Newly merged global law firm Eversheds Sutherland has hired Pinsent Masons’ Carl Allen as a partner in its finance and restructuring team in London.

Sidley makes four-partner scoop in Munich from Kirkland and Linklaters

Sidley makes four-partner scoop in Munich from Kirkland and Linklaters

16 February 2017

Sidley Austin has continued the growth of its restructuring practice with a four-partner hire in Munich, including three practitioners from Kirkland & Ellis and a former head of restructuring from Linklaters.

Kobre & Kim poaches partner from Dentons in New York

Kobre & Kim poaches partner from Dentons in New York

14 February 2017

Global disputes and investigations firm Kobre & Kim has added the co-chair of Dentons’ US restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy practice Farrington Yates as a partner in its New York bankruptcy and debtor-creditor disputes team.

Community round-up: new UK moves, new US judge

Community round-up: new UK moves, new US judge

14 February 2017

A London silk has rejoined his old set after a brief sojourn, and a new US bankruptcy judge has joined the bench, while UK firms have made regional lateral hires and two firms in Dallas have pooled their restructuring expertise in a merger in recent weeks.

Community round-up: restructuring and distressed debt advisers' edition

Community round-up: restructuring and distressed debt advisers' edition

10 February 2017

AlixPartners has built up its restructuring group in Europe and the US in recent weeks, while Ankura Consulting promoted a manager, and Carlyle Group added a new senior advisor to administer distressed credit.

Ogier and Conyers bolster offshore restructuring practices

Ogier and Conyers bolster offshore restructuring practices

09 February 2017

Conyers Dill & Pearman has strengthened its insolvency litigation practice with the addition of a new counsel, while Guernsey-based law firm Ogier has added two senior lawyers to its dispute resolution team.

Former PwC partner appointed head of Alvarez Middle East team

Former PwC partner appointed head of Alvarez Middle East team

08 February 2017

Alvarez & Marsal has hired one of GRR’s top New Insolvency Advisers, Neil Hayward, to head its Middle East turnaround and restructuring team.

Blank Rome adds partner from Cadwalader in Washington, DC

Blank Rome adds partner from Cadwalader in Washington, DC

07 February 2017

US firm Blank Rome has added Brendan Delany as a partner in its finance, restructuring and bankruptcy group in Washington, DC, from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

Goldman Sachs restructuring head joins Evercore

Goldman Sachs restructuring head joins Evercore

06 February 2017

Investment banking advisory firm Evercore has hired Goldman Sachs's Roopesh Shah as a senior managing director in its restructuring group in New York.