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Goodwin expands Munich office with hire from Shearman & Sterling

Goodwin is adding a private equity partner with restructuring experience to its newly-opened Munich office from Shearman & Sterling, where he has spent almost two decades.

28 July 2022

Kirkland hires partner from Paul Weiss in New York

Kirkland & Ellis has hired a former Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison partner to strengthen its debt finance team in New York.

26 July 2022

Shearman hires from White & Case in Germany

Shearman & Sterling has hired a finance partner to work across Munich and Frankfurt who has credits as creditors’ counsel in the recent English scheme restructuring of gaming group Lowen Play, and in a refinancing for German wind turbine maker Senvion.

25 July 2022

New hire boosts Mayer Brown’s restructuring group in Hong Kong

Mayer Brown has welcomed a new counsel from offshore firm Campbells in Hong Kong, who brings with him experience working on commodities trader Noble Group’s second restructuring.

21 July 2022

KPMG expands UK special situations and turnaround team

KPMG UK has hired from AlixPartners, Kroll and Alvarez & Marsal to strengthen its special situations and turnaround team.

21 July 2022

Stroock hires restructuring team from New York boutique

A team of six bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers from boutique firm Luskin Stern & Eisler have joined Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in New York, as it seeks to rebuild its practice after losing 43 lawyers to Paul Hastings in March.

20 July 2022

KPMG restructuring head joins FTI Consulting in Singapore

The head of KPMG’s restructuring practice in Singapore has joined FTI Consulting as a senior managing director, telling GRR his new firm’s platform will allow him to extend his reach beyond the Singapore market and avoid conflicts of interest.

13 July 2022

Mayer Brown announces tie-up with French boutique, adds partner in Brazil

Expanding its restructuring offering across Europe and Latin America, Mayer Brown has announced a collaboration with French boutique Santoni & Associés in Paris and hired a restructuring partner to its associated firm in São Paulo.

08 July 2022

Weil and Kramer Levin partners appointed SDNY bankruptcy judges

Partners from Weil Gotshal & Manges and Kramer Levin, who between them have credits on the Chapter 11 restructurings of Washington Mutual bank, airbag maker Takata and drug manufacturer Mallinckrodt, will be appointed as bankruptcy judges in New York in the coming months.

04 July 2022

Forbes Hare hires long-time Squire Patton Boggs partner in BVI

A former Squire Patton Boggs partner who was debtors’ counsel in the multi-million dollar contentious restructuring of the UAE’s Dana Gas has joined boutique law firm Forbes Hare in the British Virgin Islands.

29 June 2022

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