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Fried Frank poaches Mayer Brown joint practice head

Fried Frank poaches Mayer Brown joint practice head

22 January 2016

Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has hired the joint head of Mayer Brown’s London restructuring practice.

Six restructuring specialists take silk in the UK

Six restructuring specialists take silk in the UK

20 January 2016

Six UK barristers with insolvency and restructuring practices were appointed Queen’s Counsel in the 2016 selection round at the start of the year.

Robins Kaplan hires new practice co-chair from Brown Rudnick

Robins Kaplan hires new practice co-chair from Brown Rudnick

19 January 2016

US firm Robins Kaplan has hired a partner with more than 30 years’ experience, H Jeffrey Schwartz, from Brown Rudnick in New York, to co-chair its restructuring and bankruptcy practice.

Litigator joins Quinn Emanuel from Kirkland & Ellis

Litigator joins Quinn Emanuel from Kirkland & Ellis

19 January 2016

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has hired a litigator with experience in supporting insolvency-related proceedings from Kirkland & Ellis in New York.

Abe leaves Baker & McKenzie to start new Tokyo firm

Abe leaves Baker & McKenzie to start new Tokyo firm

15 January 2016

Former Baker & McKenzie partner Shinichiro Abe has left the firm’s office in Tokyo to set up his own practice.

AlixPartners appoints new CEO

AlixPartners appoints new CEO

11 January 2016

Global advisory firm AlixPartners has announced the appointment of a new CEO who is a specialist in restructuring.

Danish firm hires from local rival

Danish firm hires from local rival

08 January 2016

Danish firm Plesner has hired the head of the insolvency and restructuring practice at another Danish firm, Bruun & Hjejle, as a partner in its Copenhagen office.

Dechert hires DLA cross-border specialist as partner

Dechert hires DLA cross-border specialist as partner

06 January 2016

Dechert has hired a cross-border restructuring specialist from DLA Piper as a partner in its London office.

Shepherd and Wedderburn hires team in Glasgow

Shepherd and Wedderburn hires team in Glasgow

16 December 2015

Scottish firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has hired a three-partner team from local rival HBJ Gateley in Glasgow.

Akerman appoints new chair of bankruptcy and reorganisation

Akerman appoints new chair of bankruptcy and reorganisation

11 December 2015

Florida-headquartered firm Akerman has appointed a new bankruptcy and reorganisation co-chair, as the former head of the group moves to lead the firm’s newly created fraud and recovery practice.

Willkie Farr hires from Paul Hastings in Paris

Willkie Farr hires from Paul Hastings in Paris

11 December 2015

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired partner Lionel Spizzichino from Paul Hastings in Paris.

MoFo grows London practice as it seeks to set up cross-border hub

MoFo grows London practice as it seeks to set up cross-border hub

11 December 2015

Morrison & Foerster has hired two partners in its London restructuring practice, as it seeks to make the office a hub for cross-border work.