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Former law firm partner charged with bankruptcy fraud

A former partner at several well-known US law firms has been charged with making false statements in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

31 March 2023

HSF launches Singapore disputes group with Morgan Lewis hires

The leader of Morgan Lewis’ Asia disputes group, who has credits on the Noble and Zipmex restructurings, is leaving the firm with three colleagues to launch a new litigation practice at Herbert Smith Freehills in Singapore.

28 March 2023

Cozen partner appointed to Delaware bankruptcy bench

A former Cozen O’Connor partner has been appointed as a bankruptcy judge for the District of Delaware, filling a seat vacated by Judge Christopher Sontchi last year.

28 March 2023

Maples appoints Cayman duo as global practice co-leaders

Maples Group has appointed two of its long-time Cayman partners, James Eldridge and Caroline Moran, to lead its global dispute resolution and insolvency practice, following the retirement of the former global head Aristos Galatopoulos in December.

24 March 2023

Grant Thornton director joins Interpath in London

Interpath Advisory has hired a long-time Grant Thornton director in London who brings with him experience acting as a trustee in several high-profile Russian personal bankruptcies.

22 March 2023

IWIRC names Woman of the Year and second Hall of Famer

The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has named a long-time Thornton Grout Finnigan partner in Toronto as its 2023 Women of the Year, and PwC’s global business recovery services leader as the second inductee in its Hall of Fame.

17 March 2023

Bayard director joins Wilson Sonsini in Delaware

California-headquartered law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has hired a partner from Bayard in Delaware, who brings with her experience working on the restructurings of Mexican steel producer Altos Hornos de Mexico and high-end confectionary seller Sugarfina.

16 March 2023

Latham’s Saudi restructuring leader to join Addleshaw in Riyadh

Addleshaw Goddard has recruited Latham & Watkins counsel Amar Meher to lead its restructuring, banking and finance practices in Saudi Arabia.

15 March 2023

Shearman & Sterling restructuring co-head joins Cahill in New York

Cahill Gordon & Reindel has recruited Shearman & Sterling’s restructuring co-head Joel Moss as a partner in New York.

10 March 2023

Another Akin Gump partner joins Gibson Dunn in Texas

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has recruited its second partner from Akin Gump in Texas in less than a year, as it continues to invest in its finance and restructuring offering in the US.

09 March 2023

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