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Ashurst re-hires Weil Gotshal partner in Melbourne

Ashurst re-hires Weil Gotshal partner in Melbourne

02 June 2020

London-based Weil Gotshal & Manges counsel Alinta Kemeny has moved back to her native Australia to re-join Ashurst in Melbourne.

Faegre Drinker hires leading Sidley partners

Faegre Drinker hires leading Sidley partners

01 June 2020

The former head of Sidley Austin’s global restructuring practice James Conlan and its European restructuring head Patrick Corr have joined Faegre Drinker in the US and London.

Gerhard Gispen 1960-2020

Gerhard Gispen 1960-2020

18 May 2020

Gerhard Gispen, a co-managing partner at Dutch firm Houthoff and an active member of many domestic and international insolvency associations, has died at the age of 60.

South Africa’s Webber Wentzel strengthens team in Johannesburg

South Africa’s Webber Wentzel strengthens team in Johannesburg

18 May 2020

Linklaters alliance firm Webber Wentzel has recruited former Allen & Overy partner Khurshid Fazel as its new restructuring head in Johannesburg, along with partner Julian Jones from Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

GLAS recruits in Paris and New York

GLAS recruits in Paris and New York

15 May 2020

Financial administration services provider GLAS has hired Aymeric Mahe as the new head of its Paris operation and Adam Geller as an assistant vice president in New York.

Mishcon and Reed Smith bolster restructuring offerings in Singapore

Mishcon and Reed Smith bolster restructuring offerings in Singapore

12 May 2020

British firm Mishcon de Reya has launched a new office in Singapore after hiring a team from Withers KhattarWong, while Reed Smith’s formal law alliance in the Lion City, Resource Law, has recruited Shook Lin & Bok partner Johnny Lim.

Pillsbury adds partner and senior counsel in San Francisco

Pillsbury adds partner and senior counsel in San Francisco

12 May 2020

Global law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has recruited a new partner and senior counsel to its insolvency and restructuring practice in San Francisco.

Dentons launches combination with Argentinian firm

Dentons launches combination with Argentinian firm

07 May 2020

International firm Dentons has launched a new restructuring practice in Argentina after establishing a combination with local firm Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena.

ABI and R3 appoint new presidents

ABI and R3 appoint new presidents

01 May 2020

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and UK insolvency trade body R3 have both appointed new presidents this week, who tell GRR that covid-19 will put their members under a bright spotlight as "economic first responders".

Duff & Phelps launches Sydney office and hires contentious insolvency head in London

Duff & Phelps launches Sydney office and hires contentious insolvency head in London

29 April 2020

Advisory firm Duff & Phelps has hired former EY partner Marcus Ayres to help launch a new restructuring practice in Australia, while RSM director Rob Armstrong has joined its London office as head of its contentious insolvency practice.

Clyde & Co, A&O and Freshfields promote in London and New York

Clyde & Co, A&O and Freshfields promote in London and New York

29 April 2020

Clyde & Co, Allen & Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have all announced promotions for lawyers with restructuring and insolvency expertise.

Latham hires from O’Melveny again

Latham hires from O’Melveny again

28 April 2020

The chair of O’Melveny & Myers’ US restructuring practice Suzzanne Uhland has joined Latham & Watkins as a partner in New York.