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KordaMentha promotes four in Sydney and Melbourne

Asia-Pacific advisory firm KordaMentha has promoted four directors to its partnership in Sydney and Melbourne.

18 June 2020

Vinson & Elkins hires from Skadden in New York

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom counsel George Howard has moved to Vinson & Elkins in New York, which he says is well positioned to have a lead role in the wave of restructurings taking place across the energy sector.

16 June 2020

Pinsent Masons recruits new banking head from Norton Rose Fulbright in Dubai

Norton Rose Fulbright partner Matthew Escritt has joined Pinsent Masons as its regional head of banking in Dubai, as many of the UAE’s formal restructurings are set to be postponed until next year in light of the pandemic.

12 June 2020

O’Melveny recruits veteran partner in New York

O’Melveny & Myers has recruited restructuring veteran Adam Rogoff as partner in its bankruptcy and restructuring practice in New York.

09 June 2020

Latham & Watkins partner moves to Paul Weiss in New York

Paul Weiss has hired Latham & Watkins partner Andrew Parlen in New York, as the frenzy of lateral hires in global restructuring practices continues to gather pace.

09 June 2020

KPMG hires PwC partner to lead turnaround group in London

KPMG has made a new addition to its global restructuring team, recruiting an executive from PwC with a focus in the automotive sector to lead its turnaround practice in London.

05 June 2020

Former Lehman Brothers general counsel joins New York investment firm

New York investment firm Pretium has hired former Lehman Brothers general counsel Matthew Cantor as a senior managing director focused on bankruptcy and distressed assets.

04 June 2020

Ashurst re-hires Weil Gotshal partner in Melbourne

London-based Weil Gotshal & Manges counsel Alinta Kemeny has moved back to her native Australia to re-join Ashurst in Melbourne.

02 June 2020

Faegre Drinker hires leading Sidley partners

The former head of Sidley Austin’s global restructuring practice James Conlan and its European restructuring head Patrick Corr have joined Faegre Drinker in the US and London.

01 June 2020

Gerhard Gispen 1960-2020

Gerhard Gispen, a co-managing partner at Dutch firm Houthoff and an active member of many domestic and international insolvency associations, has died at the age of 60.

18 May 2020

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