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Judges appointed in Quebec as Canadian group gets new president

Two restructuring lawyers have been appointed as judges in Quebec, as the Insolvency Institute of Canada revealed one of Thornton Grout Finnigan’s founders as its new president.

21 October 2020

Menon is IWIRC's Asia Woman of the Year 2020

WongPartnership’s deputy head of restructuring and insolvency, Smitha Menon, has become the first Singaporean lawyer to win the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation’s Asia Woman of the Year award.

20 October 2020

Ashurst promotes restructuring lawyer in Germany

Ashurst has promoted a new partner in its restructuring and special situations practice in Germany.

19 October 2020

White & Case hires from Sidley again

Two weeks after hiring the co-chairs of Sidley Austin’s global restructuring practice, White & Case has picked up another partner from the firm in Chicago.

16 October 2020

Baker McKenzie launches Polish restructuring practice

Baker McKenzie has brought in lawyers from Clifford Chance and local firm Wardyński & Partners to lead its new restructuring practice in Poland.

16 October 2020

White & Case announces new partner promotions

Five lawyers with restructuring experience have been promoted to partners in White & Case's London, New York, Frankfurt and Paris offices, effective from January 2021.

12 October 2020

Kobre & Kim hires Walkers insolvency head in Hong Kong

Kobre & Kim has hired the head of Walkers’ insolvency and dispute resolution group in Hong Kong, a partner with credits in the Saad liquidation and the Winsway restructuring.

08 October 2020

MoFo hires bankruptcy litigator from Katten in New York

A Katten Muchin Rosenman bankruptcy litigation partner, who worked on the cross-border restructuring of Pacific Exploration, has moved to Morrison & Foerster in New York.

06 October 2020

Hogan Lovells adds new partners in Singapore and Paris

Hogan Lovells has hired a new restructuring partner in Singapore from K&L Gates, and welcomed back a former member of its Paris employment practice with restructuring experience.

06 October 2020

White & Case hires Sidley’s restructuring co-chairs in New York and Chicago

White & Case has hired three partners from Sidley Austin, including the co-chairs of its restructuring practice, Jessica Boelter and Bojan Guzina, who were just a few months into their new roles.

02 October 2020

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