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Dentons recruits from DLA Piper in Melbourne as covid-19 fuels demand

Dentons recruits from DLA Piper in Melbourne as covid-19 fuels demand

01 April 2020

International firm Dentons has recruited a pair of restructuring lawyers from DLA Piper in Melbourne, including its Australian head of restructuring, as it braces itself for a coronavirus-fuelled growth in demand.

FRP hires “industry stalwart” from US fund in London

FRP hires “industry stalwart” from US fund in London

31 March 2020

FRP Advisory has appointed former KPMG director Ian Corfield as a partner in its restructuring group in London.

Ashurst hires Slaughter and May veteran in London

Ashurst hires Slaughter and May veteran in London

25 March 2020

Slaughter and May veteran partner Richard de Carle, who worked on the international insolvencies of MF Global and Lehman Brothers, is set to join Ashurst’s corporate practice in London next month.

Harneys names new Shanghai managing partner and recruits in Hong Kong

Harneys names new Shanghai managing partner and recruits in Hong Kong

18 March 2020

Offshore firm Harneys has bolstered its ranks in Asia, naming a new managing partner in Shanghai and recruiting a new counsel in Hong Kong.

Former Baker McKenzie restructuring co-head joins Greenberg Traurig

Former Baker McKenzie restructuring co-head joins Greenberg Traurig

17 March 2020

Greenberg Traurig has hired former co-head of Baker McKenzie’s global restructuring practice Ian Jack as a shareholder in its London office.

TMA’s Scott Stuart talks about coronavirus and the challenges of leadership

TMA’s Scott Stuart talks about coronavirus and the challenges of leadership

17 March 2020

“There’s fear and panic right now and there’s no real way to quell that.” Fresh off the back of the Turnaround Management Association’s distressed investment conference in Las Vegas, GRR spoke to the organisation’s CEO, Scott Stuart, about coronavirus-induced confidence in distressed markets and how firms are set up to deal with the forthcoming economic shockwaves.

Maples Group promotes new of counsel in London

Maples Group promotes new of counsel in London

16 March 2020

International firm Maples Group has promoted Christian La-Roda Thomas to of counsel in its dispute resolution and insolvency team in London.

Johnson Winter & Slattery hires former HSF restructuring head in Brisbane

Johnson Winter & Slattery hires former HSF restructuring head in Brisbane

10 March 2020

Australian firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has recruited the former head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ restructuring practice in Australia as a partner in its Brisbane office.

Bayard bankruptcy co-chair moves to Cole Schotz in Delaware

Bayard bankruptcy co-chair moves to Cole Schotz in Delaware

28 February 2020

Cole Schotz has hired the co-chair of Delaware firm Bayard’s restructuring group, Justin Alberto, as a member in its bankruptcy and corporate restructuring practice in Wilmington.

Addleshaw Goddard partner moves to Norton Rose in London

Addleshaw Goddard partner moves to Norton Rose in London

26 February 2020

Norton Rose Fulbright has hired Alison Goldthorp from Addleshaw Goddard as a partner in its bankruptcy, financial restructuring and insolvency team in London.

Former OW Bunker trustee joins Copenhagen boutique

Former OW Bunker trustee joins Copenhagen boutique

21 February 2020

Plesner partner Pernille Bigaard, the former trustee in bankruptcy of shipping fuel supplier OW Bunker, has left the firm to join restructuring boutique Sundgaard.

Paul Hastings hires Winston & Strawn pair

Paul Hastings hires Winston & Strawn pair

20 February 2020

The head of Winston & Strawn’s restructuring practice, Justin Rawlins, has joined Paul Hastings in Los Angeles along with fellow Winston partner Phil Ratner in New York.