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Gambling addiction thefts see lawyer jailed

Gambling addiction thefts see lawyer jailed

21 January 2019

An Australian lawyer who authored the Personal Insolvency Professionals Association’s code of conduct has been jailed for six years, after stealing A$9 million from a client to fuel his gambling addiction.

Australia’s Maddocks sets up Sydney practice with K&L Gates hire

Australia’s Maddocks sets up Sydney practice with K&L Gates hire

18 January 2019

Australian firm Maddocks is hiring a former K&L Gates partner in Sydney to lead its first insolvency and restructuring team outside of Melbourne.

Jakarta boutique opens Singapore arm with KordaMentha hire

Jakarta boutique opens Singapore arm with KordaMentha hire

17 January 2019

Indonesian turnaround boutique AJCapital Advisory has opened up its first international office in Singapore, hiring KordaMentha’s Luke Furler to lead it.

Sidley adds counsel in Dallas

Sidley adds counsel in Dallas

15 January 2019

Togut Segal & Segal’s Charles Persons has swapped New York for Texas, with a move to Sidley Austin as counsel in its Dallas office.

Harneys hires from Ogier

Harneys hires from Ogier

15 January 2019

Harneys Westwood & Riegels has added a new partner in its Hong Kong office, hiring Nicola Roberts from rival offshore firm Ogier.

AlixPartners promotes in Paris, Chicago and Dallas

AlixPartners promotes in Paris, Chicago and Dallas

11 January 2019

AlixPartners has made up three new managing directors in its restructuring and turnaround practice.

Former Kirkland partner and Pillarstone GC joins Sidley

Former Kirkland partner and Pillarstone GC joins Sidley

10 January 2019

Sidley Austin has hired private equity lawyer Mark Knight for its restructuring group in London.

Community round-up: Squire Patton Boggs hires two partners in DC

Community round-up: Squire Patton Boggs hires two partners in DC

08 January 2019

Squire Patton Boggs has added two partners to its restructuring and insolvency group in Washington DC, while further up the East Coast Seward & Kissel and Richards Kibbe & Orbe have announced promotions in New York.

King & Spalding partner joins Proskauer Rose in London

King & Spalding partner joins Proskauer Rose in London

04 January 2019

Proskauer Rose has hired a King & Spalding partner whose past experience saw her work in Germany and Italy, in London.

Harneys announces New Year promotions

Harneys announces New Year promotions

04 January 2019

Offshore firm Harneys has announced the promotions of four restructuring and insolvency partners across its BVI, Cayman and Hong Kong offices.

BakerHostetler adds new managing partner in LA

BakerHostetler adds new managing partner in LA

03 January 2019

Veteran bankruptcy lawyer Eric Sagerman has joined US firm BakerHostetler as the managing partner of its Los Angeles office.

Carey Olsen promotes in Guernsey

Carey Olsen promotes in Guernsey

12 December 2018

Offshore firm Carey Olsen has promoted restructuring and insolvency lawyer David Jones to its partnership in the Channel Islands.