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South Africa’s Webber Wentzel strengthens team in Johannesburg

Linklaters alliance firm Webber Wentzel has recruited former Allen & Overy partner Khurshid Fazel as its new restructuring head in Johannesburg, along with partner Julian Jones from Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr.

18 May 2020

GLAS recruits in Paris and New York

Financial administration services provider GLAS has hired Aymeric Mahe as the new head of its Paris operation and Adam Geller as an assistant vice president in New York.

15 May 2020

Mishcon and Reed Smith bolster restructuring offerings in Singapore

British firm Mishcon de Reya has launched a new office in Singapore after hiring a team from Withers KhattarWong, while Reed Smith’s formal law alliance in the Lion City, Resource Law, has recruited Shook Lin & Bok partner Johnny Lim.

12 May 2020

Pillsbury adds partner and senior counsel in San Francisco

Global law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has recruited a new partner and senior counsel to its insolvency and restructuring practice in San Francisco.

12 May 2020

Dentons launches combination with Argentinian firm

International firm Dentons has launched a new restructuring practice in Argentina after establishing a combination with local firm Rattagan Macchiavello Arocena.

07 May 2020

ABI and R3 appoint new presidents

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and UK insolvency trade body R3 have both appointed new presidents this week, who tell GRR that covid-19 will put their members under a bright spotlight as "economic first responders".

01 May 2020

Duff & Phelps launches Sydney office and hires contentious insolvency head in London

Advisory firm Duff & Phelps has hired former EY partner Marcus Ayres to help launch a new restructuring practice in Australia, while RSM director Rob Armstrong has joined its London office as head of its contentious insolvency practice.

29 April 2020

Clyde & Co, A&O and Freshfields promote in London and New York

Clyde & Co, Allen & Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have all announced promotions for lawyers with restructuring and insolvency expertise.

29 April 2020

Latham hires from O’Melveny again

The chair of O’Melveny & Myers’ US restructuring practice Suzzanne Uhland has joined Latham & Watkins as a partner in New York.

28 April 2020

Winston & Strawn adds new London partner from Reed Smith

Winston & Strawn has appointed a leveraged and acquisition finance lawyer who worked on the Lehman Brothers Europe bankruptcy, as a partner in its London office.

24 April 2020

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