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Carles Cuesta hires from Uría Menéndez in Madrid

Carles Cuesta hires from Uría Menéndez in Madrid

16 October 2019

Spanish law firm Carles Cuesta has added to its Madrid office by hiring a lawyer from Uría Menéndez who specialises in insolvency and arbitration.

White & Case promotes in US and Germany

White & Case promotes in US and Germany

14 October 2019

Two restructuring and insolvency lawyers have been added to White & Case’s partnership, as part of the firm’s largest ever round of promotions.

McDermott adds two in Chicago, gains new co-chair

McDermott adds two in Chicago, gains new co-chair

10 October 2019

McDermott Will & Emery has brought in two new partners in Chicago, including a new global co-chair from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

Gibson Dunn hires three from Jones Day in New York

Gibson Dunn hires three from Jones Day in New York

10 October 2019

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has bolstered its New York restructuring practice hiring three partners from Jones Day, including a new co-chair for the group.

Singapore’s Justice Ramesh takes on Brunei role

Singapore’s Justice Ramesh takes on Brunei role

09 October 2019

The Singapore Supreme Court’s Justice Kannan Ramesh has been appointed a judicial commissioner of the Supreme Court of Brunei, where he will hear common law matters arising in the South East Asian nation.

Proskauer lawyer struck off after lying about insolvency qualification

Proskauer lawyer struck off after lying about insolvency qualification

09 October 2019

A lawyer formerly in Proskauer’s restructuring group has been struck off the roll after the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in London found he had displayed dishonest conduct in a “deliberate, calculated and repeated” manner.

Addleshaw Goddard hires Dechert’s Fleming

Addleshaw Goddard hires Dechert’s Fleming

04 October 2019

Updated: UK-headquartered firm Addleshaw Goddard has hired partner Paul Fleming from Dechert in London, with the aim of expanding its cross-border practice – particularly in the Middle East.

Restructuring talent recognised in Kirkland’s bumper partner promos

Restructuring talent recognised in Kirkland’s bumper partner promos

03 October 2019

Kirkland & Ellis’ bumper crop of new partners, announced on Wednesday, includes restructuring talent in Chicago, London, New York and Washington DC.

Community roundup: McCarthy Denning appoints new co-head

Community roundup: McCarthy Denning appoints new co-head

03 October 2019

Firms in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Bavaria in Germany have added to their ranks in a busy September for hires.

Debevoise hires co-chair from Jones Day

Debevoise hires co-chair from Jones Day

02 October 2019

Jones Day partner Sidney Levinson has joined Debevoise & Plimpton as the new co-chair of its restructuring group.

Former Dentons partner returns after six-year stint at Simmons

Former Dentons partner returns after six-year stint at Simmons

26 September 2019

A former Dentons partner, who left for Simmons & Simmons in 2013, has returned to the firm and says he is ready to tackle a “wall of R&I work” he says is coming.

McDermott hires new co-chair

McDermott hires new co-chair

25 September 2019

McDermott Will & Emery has hired the chair of Los Angeles firm Irell & Manella’s bankruptcy practice to co-chair its own restructuring and insolvency group.