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KPMG Australia acquires Ferrier Hodgson

KPMG Australia acquires Ferrier Hodgson

15 March 2019

KMPG is set to expand its restructuring presence in Australia by taking over four offices of turnaround and insolvency advisors Ferrier Hodgson.

Canadian academic named IWIRC Woman of the Year

Canadian academic named IWIRC Woman of the Year

12 March 2019

The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) has named University of British Columbia law professor Dr Janis Sarra as its 2019 Women of the Year in Restructuring.

Haynes and Boone adds Dentons partner in New York

Haynes and Boone adds Dentons partner in New York

11 March 2019

Dentons partner Giorgio Bovenzi has joined US firm Haynes and Boone in its New York finance practice.

Reimer hires new head of litigation from Arnold & Porter

Reimer hires new head of litigation from Arnold & Porter

08 March 2019

German bankruptcy boutique Reimer has hired Alexander Druckenbrodt as its new head of litigation in Frankfurt.

Bankruptcy technology firm acquires US software company

Bankruptcy technology firm acquires US software company

07 March 2019

A US technology firm co-owned by the former Kirkland & Ellis and Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones lawyers behind Kurtzman Carson Consultants, has acquired software company CINgroup, in a move that it says will “create the only end-to-end bankruptcy-technology platform in the market.”

DLA Piper partner duo to depart for Mayer Brown

DLA Piper partner duo to depart for Mayer Brown

05 March 2019

Mayer Brown has announced it is hiring a pair of senior DLA Piper partners in London - including one of its restructuring group’s global co-chairs and the head of its London practice.

Quinn Emanuel makes double partner hire in US

Quinn Emanuel makes double partner hire in US

05 March 2019

International law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has added partners in Houston and New York, from Jackson Walker and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.

Bromley leaves Cleary for Sullivan & Cromwell

Bromley leaves Cleary for Sullivan & Cromwell

04 March 2019

After 30 years with the firm, New York partner James Bromley has left Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton for Sullivan & Cromwell.

Latham & Watkins raids O’Melveny & Myers again

Latham & Watkins raids O’Melveny & Myers again

27 February 2019

International firm Latham & Watkins has hired Andrew Sorkin as counsel in its restructuring, insolvency and workouts practice in Washington, DC.

Borrelli Walsh shifts director to Cayman following departures

Borrelli Walsh shifts director to Cayman following departures

26 February 2019

Borrelli Walsh has moved director Mitchell Mansfield from Singapore to the Cayman Islands, after losing two directors to rival firms in the jurisdiction in 2018.

Crowell hires from Squires

Crowell hires from Squires

25 February 2019

Crowell & Moring has hired insolvency partners Cathryn Williams and Paul Muscutt from Squire Patton Boggs in London, the third and fourth partners it has taken from the firm in 2019.

Lavan adds from Ashurst in Australia

Lavan adds from Ashurst in Australia

25 February 2019

Australian firm Lavan has added a new restructuring partner from Ashurst in Perth.