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Kroll adds two more to London practice

Kroll has added two senior partners to its London team, from advisory firm BDO, and property consultancy Allsop.

25 November 2022

Omni Bridgeway recruits Stephenson Harwood partner in Hong Kong

Australia-headquartered litigation funder Omni Bridgeway has boosted its offering in Asia with the hire of one of GRR’s recently named “40 under 40” from Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong.

23 November 2022

FTI Consulting hires from Deloitte in Montreal

FTI Consulting has made its first restructuring hire in the Canadian province of Québec, with a senior managing director who has worked at Big Four firms his entire career and has a credit on the restructuring of Canada’s largest airline.

23 November 2022

New managing partner for Jones Day

Jones Day has announced its global disputes practice head Gregory Shumaker, who worked on Detroit’s high-profile Chapter 9 bankruptcy and carmaker Chrysler’s Chapter 11 restructuring, will become the eighth managing partner in its 130-year history.

21 November 2022

IWIRC reveals Asia Women of the Year for 2022

The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has named Alvarez & Marsal managing director Tiffany Wong its Asia Woman of the Year in Restructuring for 2022.

16 November 2022

Jefferies hires London co-heads from Rothschild and Lazard

New York-headquartered investment bank Jefferies is expanding in London with former co-heads of restructuring for the EMEA region from Lazard and Rothschild & Co.

14 November 2022

Fried Frank partner joins Jones Day in New York amid latest promotions round

Jones Day has recruited a longtime Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson partner who advised fashion brand Jack Wills on its pre-packaged sale to British retail giant Sports Direct – and announced partnership promotions for four of its US restructuring lawyers.

10 November 2022

Hiring spree continues as A&O recruits in Paris, Milan and Hamburg

On the back of recent hires in the US, Allen & Overy has welcomed new recruits from Baker McKenzie, Willkie Farr & Gallagher and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Europe.

08 November 2022

Paul Weiss hires partner from O’Melveny in New York

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has recruited a former O’Melveny & Myers partner who worked for lenders on the fastest-ever Chapter 11, to co-head the firm’s newly formalised hybrid capital and special situations practice.

07 November 2022

RSM hires from Moorfields in London

Former Moorfields Advisory partner Tom Straw has joined RSM in London, bringing with him experience working on the wind down of the UK arm of international toy retailer Toys “R” Us.

04 November 2022

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