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World Bank counsel joins South Square

World Bank counsel joins South Square

13 October 2016

A former head of the World Bank's global insolvency initiative, Riz Mokal, has joined London-based chambers South Square as a barrister.

New IBA insolvency co-chair to urge adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law

New IBA insolvency co-chair to urge adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law

11 October 2016

The newly appointed co-chair of the International Bar Association’s insolvency section Richard J Mason says he plans to focus on the refinement and wider adoption of the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency.

Grant Thornton adds regional restructuring head from AlixPartners in the UK

Grant Thornton adds regional restructuring head from AlixPartners in the UK

10 October 2016

Grant Thornton has hired Sarah O’Toole from AlixPartners to lead its restructuring services team in the North West of England.

Sidley makes seventh raid on Kirkland in London

Sidley makes seventh raid on Kirkland in London

07 October 2016

A Kirkland & Ellis restructuring partner has moved to Sidley Austin, following six of his colleagues in related practices who made the same move in March this year.

Kirkland, Goodwin Procter and Curtis announce promotions in US and Europe

Kirkland, Goodwin Procter and Curtis announce promotions in US and Europe

06 October 2016

In the past week, Kirkland & Ellis, Goodwin Procter and Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle have announced promotions, making up restructuring lawyers on both sides of the pond.

Amid merger talks, Olswang’s restructuring head jumps ship for McDermott

Amid merger talks, Olswang’s restructuring head jumps ship for McDermott

06 October 2016

Olswang’s head of restructuring Alicia Videon has resigned her post to join McDermott Will & Emery, less than a week after her former firm entered merger discussions with CMS and Nabarro.

AlixPartners opens Houston office, appoints restructuring managing director

AlixPartners opens Houston office, appoints restructuring managing director

29 September 2016

AlixPartners has opened a new office in Houston and appointed David Hindman as managing director in the turnaround and restructuring team.

Fox Rothschild hires from McGuireWoods in Dallas

Fox Rothschild hires from McGuireWoods in Dallas

28 September 2016

Former McGuireWoods insolvency litigation partner Mark Platt has joined Fox Rothschild’s recently-established Dallas office.

Pillsbury poaches partner from McKool Smith in Houston

Pillsbury poaches partner from McKool Smith in Houston

22 September 2016

A lawyer who worked on one of the first transnational involuntary liquidations in the US, Hugh Ray III, has joined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman as a partner in the firm’s Houston insolvency and restructuring practice.

Community round-up: Hires in New York and across the UK

Community round-up: Hires in New York and across the UK

20 September 2016

Firms across the UK and US including Winston & Strawn and Paul Hastings have bolstered their respective insolvency offerings over the past several weeks.

Kilpatrick Townsend partner joins Nelson Mullins in Nashville

Kilpatrick Townsend partner joins Nelson Mullins in Nashville

15 September 2016

Shane Ramsey has left Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton in New York to join Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough as a partner in its bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights team in Nashville.

Newly minted Kirkland partner moves to Faegre in Chicago

Newly minted Kirkland partner moves to Faegre in Chicago

14 September 2016

A partner in Kirkland & Ellis’ Chicago restructuring practice has moved Faegre Baker Daniels less than a year after being made up.