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Community round-up: Mayer Brown and Kirkland promote new partners

Community round-up: Mayer Brown and Kirkland promote new partners

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.

Freshfields’ R&I Asia head to join the Hong Kong Bar

Freshfields’ R&I Asia head to join the Hong Kong Bar

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.

Community round-up: Promotions at Weil, White & Case and Baker Botts

Community round-up: Promotions at Weil, White & Case and Baker Botts

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.

Sydney disputes partner leaves Henry Davis York for Gadens

Sydney disputes partner leaves Henry Davis York for Gadens

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.

HSF’s John Chetwood named TMA young turnaround professional of the year

HSF’s John Chetwood named TMA young turnaround professional of the year

20 November 2017

Herbert Smith Freehills senior associate John Chetwood has been named young turnaround professional of the year by the Turnaround Management Association.

Kirkland partner joins Willkie Farr in New York

Kirkland partner joins Willkie Farr in New York

17 November 2017

Kirkland & Ellis restructuring partner Brian Lennon has joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s New York business reorganisation and restructuring department.

Harneys restructuring head joins Ogier in Cayman Islands

Harneys restructuring head joins Ogier in Cayman Islands

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.

Boston firm Choate hires former Morgan Lewis partner

Boston firm Choate hires former Morgan Lewis partner

03 November 2017

Boston’s Choate Hall & Stewart has added former Morgan Lewis & Bockius partner Mark Silva to its finance and restructuring team.

Former White & Case partner to join Paul Hastings in London

Former White & Case partner to join Paul Hastings in London

02 November 2017

Paul Hastings has recruited David Manson for its London office: a former White & Case partner who has advised Dutch and French companies on restructurings using English schemes of arrangements.

Rothschild names new restructuring heads in North America

Rothschild names new restructuring heads in North America

01 November 2017

Global advisory firm Rothschild & Co has promoted Homer Parkhill and Stephen Antinelli to co-heads of its North America restructuring practice.

Felsberg appoints new restructuring partner in promotions round

Felsberg appoints new restructuring partner in promotions round

31 October 2017

Brazilian law firm Felsberg has appointed a new partner in its restructuring and insolvency team, alongside a further three promotions in its São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett makes lateral hire from Sullivan & Cromwell

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett makes lateral hire from Sullivan & Cromwell

31 October 2017

Former Sullivan & Cromwell restructuring and bankruptcy partner Michael Torkin has joined Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York.