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07 December 2017
KordaMentha senior partner Michael Stiassny is leaving the advisory firm to join the board of New Zealand’s largest litigation funder – LPF Group.
06 December 2017
Recent weeks have seen DLA Piper Canada and US-based Barnes & Thornburg make lateral hires, while a senior associate has joined Rigby Cooke Lawyers from SLF Lawyers in Melbourne, Australia.
04 December 2017
Accounting and consulting firm Grant Thornton has named insolvency practitioner Michael McAteer, who acted as examiner in the €4.1 billion restructuring of Ireland’s state-run telecommunications company Eircom, as its new managing partner in the country.
01 December 2017
WongPartnership partner and IWIRC Singapore co-chair Tan Mei Yen has joined Oon & Bazul as head of its restructuring and insolvency practice.
29 November 2017
Mayer Brown has promoted restructuring and insolvency partner Jessica Walker in recent days, while Kirkland & Ellis has added nine new restructuring partners to its global offices.
27 November 2017
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Asia head of restructuring and insolvency, Look Chan Ho, is leaving the firm this week after 15 years to practise as a barrister in Hong Kong.
23 November 2017
Weil, Gotshal & Manges, White & Case and Baker Botts have named new restructuring partners in their latest promotions rounds, while Australian firm Gadens has made a lateral hire from TurksLegal in Sydney.
21 November 2017
Henry Davis York’s Sydney head of corporate and regulatory investigations and disputes has left the firm – the latest in a series of partners with experience in corporate insolvency who have departed since August.
20 November 2017
Herbert Smith Freehills senior associate John Chetwood has been named young turnaround professional of the year by the Turnaround Management Association.
17 November 2017
Kirkland & Ellis restructuring partner Brian Lennon has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s New York business reorganisation and restructuring department.
03 November 2017
Ogier has recruited Marc Kish, the former head of insolvency and litigation at offshore rival Harney Westwood & Riegels, to lead its insolvency practice in the Caribbean and Asia.
03 November 2017
Boston’s Choate Hall & Stewart has added former Morgan Lewis & Bockius partner Mark Silva to its finance and restructuring team.