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Linklaters poaches special situations partner from Ropes & Gray

Linklaters poaches special situations partner from Ropes & Gray

22 May 2017

Linklaters’ London restructuring team has made its second senior hire in two months, with Ropes & Gray partner James Douglas set to join the firm.

Community roundup: New appointments at Pepper Hamilton, Gardere Wynne Sewell and CMS

Community roundup: New appointments at Pepper Hamilton, Gardere Wynne Sewell and CMS

22 May 2017

Pepper Hamilton, Gardere Wynne Sewell and CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro have all witnessed lateral partner hires and promotions over the past few weeks, while consultancies announced changes at the top in England, Scotland and Canada.

Mid-sized firm scoops SDNY mediator from Blank Rome

Mid-sized firm scoops SDNY mediator from Blank Rome

17 May 2017

Long Island-based law firm Moritt Hock & Hamroff has recruited Blank Rome’s Andrew Eckstein as a partner in its Manhattan office.

Lord Justice Richards to give keynote at GRR Live

Lord Justice Richards to give keynote at GRR Live

12 May 2017

A distinguished Lord Justice of Appeal and former chairman of the UK’s Insolvency Rules Committee, Lord Justice David Richards, will be giving the keynote speech at the second annual GRR Live on 25 May.

Freshfields partner joins Kirkland’s restructuring group in London

Freshfields partner joins Kirkland’s restructuring group in London

11 May 2017

Kirkland & Ellis has added the co-leader of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s alternative capital group as a partner in its restructuring practice in London.

Community round-up: PwC poaches Ashurst partner in Asia

Community round-up: PwC poaches Ashurst partner in Asia

04 May 2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ legal arm has poached an Ashurst finance partner in Singapore, while DLA Piper and Norton Rose Fulbright have promoted new partners.

Freshfields makes triple swoop from APKS in New York

Freshfields makes triple swoop from APKS in New York

27 April 2017

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has boosted its US restructuring offering with a swoop on Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (APKS), poaching three partners who all worked at Kaye Scholer before the firm’s merger with Arnold & Porter late last year.

Community round-up: lateral hires and promotions in Canada, UK, Australia and Isle of Man

Community round-up: lateral hires and promotions in Canada, UK, Australia and Isle of Man

26 April 2017

Firms in Canada, Isle of Man, Melbourne and London have announced hires in recent weeks, while a leading magic circle firm has promoted a new restructuring lawyer.

Community round-up: UK’s R3 appoints new president, US investment banks to open offices in Dubai

Community round-up: UK’s R3 appoints new president, US investment banks to open offices in Dubai

25 April 2017

The UK’s trade association for insolvency, business recovery and turnaround specialists R3 has appointed a new president, corporate finance advisory firm Duff & Phelps has added a new managing director in London, and three US-headquartered investment banks have announced expansions in recent weeks.

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.

DLA veteran to head up Canada restructuring group after former chair defects to Cassels Brock

DLA veteran to head up Canada restructuring group after former chair defects to Cassels Brock

18 April 2017

DLA Piper has appointed Brian Davison QC as chair of its restructuring group in Canada following the departure of Mary Buttery for Cassels Brock & Blackwell.

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.