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Stikeman Elliott appoints two in Montreal and Toronto

Stikeman Elliott appoints two in Montreal and Toronto

04 February 2016

Canadian firm Stikeman Elliott has appointed two new partners with a focus on restructuring and insolvency.

Linklaters boosts US practice with another hire from Willkie Farr

Linklaters boosts US practice with another hire from Willkie Farr

01 February 2016

Linklaters has made its second hire from Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York in three months.

Holland & Knight adds Katten Muchin practice head as partner

Holland & Knight adds Katten Muchin practice head as partner

27 January 2016

Holland & Knight hired the former head of Katten Muchin Rosenman’s New York insolvency and restructuring practice.

Weil adds restructuring partner from Ashurst

Weil adds restructuring partner from Ashurst

25 January 2016

Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired a partner from Ashurst in Frankfurt.

Perella Weinberg hires restructuring group head from Goldman Sachs

Perella Weinberg hires restructuring group head from Goldman Sachs

22 January 2016

Financial services firm Perella Weinberg Partners has hired Bruce Mendelsohn, former head of the Americas restructuring group at Goldman Sachs, to lead its restructuring practice.

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.

Lazard hires managing director from Skadden

Lazard hires managing director from Skadden

22 January 2016

Financial advisory and asset management firm Lazard has hired a partner from Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom as managing director of restructuring.

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.

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.

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.

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.