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Shepherd and Wedderburn hires team in Glasgow

Shepherd and Wedderburn hires team in Glasgow

16 December 2015

Scottish firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has hired a three-partner team from local rival HBJ Gateley in Glasgow.

Akerman appoints new chair of bankruptcy and reorganisation

Akerman appoints new chair of bankruptcy and reorganisation

11 December 2015

Florida-headquartered firm Akerman has appointed a new bankruptcy and reorganisation co-chair, as the former head of the group moves to lead the firm’s newly created fraud and recovery practice.

Willkie Farr hires from Paul Hastings in Paris

Willkie Farr hires from Paul Hastings in Paris

11 December 2015

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired partner Lionel Spizzichino from Paul Hastings in Paris.

MoFo grows London practice as it seeks to set up cross-border hub

MoFo grows London practice as it seeks to set up cross-border hub

11 December 2015

Morrison & Foerster has hired two partners in its London restructuring practice, as it seeks to make the office a hub for cross-border work.

Bird & Bird adds team in Paris

Bird & Bird adds team in Paris

08 December 2015

Bird & Bird has hired the former head of the restructuring and insolvency practice at French firm Aramis as a partner in its Paris office.

Rothschild restructuring director joins PwC

Rothschild restructuring director joins PwC

01 December 2015

PricewaterhouseCoopers has hired a former director of Rothschild’s restructuring practice as a partner in its London office.

Paul Hastings hires Linklaters Lehman partner

Paul Hastings hires Linklaters Lehman partner

24 November 2015

A former Linklaters partner who represented Lehman Brothers’ administrators before the UK courts is joining the London office of US firm Paul Hastings.

Appleby rehires funds partner in the Caymans

Appleby rehires funds partner in the Caymans

13 November 2015

Offshore firm Appleby has rehired a partner in its Cayman Islands funds team.

One in, one out at Morgan Lewis

One in, one out at Morgan Lewis

13 November 2015

Morgan Lewis & Bockius has hired Renée Dailey as a partner in its Hartford, Connecticut office, and said goodbye to Allan Reiss in New York.

US court says NY law bonds count as property in Chapter 15 case

US court says NY law bonds count as property in Chapter 15 case

11 November 2015

Widening the door for more non-US companies to seek recognition of cross-border bankruptcies in New York, a US bankruptcy court has found that New York choice of law and forum selection clauses in a Singaporean company’s indentures satisfied the Second Circuit’s much-criticised US property requirement for a Chapter 15 filing.

Linklaters hires new practice head

Linklaters hires new practice head

10 November 2015

Linklaters has hired a new head of restructuring and insolvency in New York from Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

Kirkland & Ellis adds new partner in Hong Kong

Kirkland & Ellis adds new partner in Hong Kong

29 October 2015

Kelly Naphtali has left Lipman Karas to join Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in Hong Kong.