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Stephenson Harwood hires from Wedlake Bell in London

Stephenson Harwood has recruited a contentious insolvency partner from Wedlake Bell, who tells GRR she is already seeing an increase in fraud investigations in relation to the UK government’s coronavirus support measures.

09 November 2021

Sir David Richards joins One Essex Court

Former English Court of Appeal judge Sir David Richards has joined One Essex Court in London with plans to take appointments as an arbitrator, as he says the growth in cross-border cases has led experts to see arbitration as a sensible way of resolving disputes in restructurings.

08 November 2021

BMA hires from Tauil & Chequer

Brazil's BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has bolstered its restructuring and insolvency group with a partner from Mayer Brown’s associated firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados.

04 November 2021

CMS hires Eversheds partner to build Hong Kong practice

The leader of Eversheds Sutherland’s restructuring and insolvency practice in Asia has joined CMS in Hong Kong to help it build a local restructuring offering of its own.

02 November 2021

Alvarez & Marsal expands in London with BDO hire

A former EY and BDO partner has joined Alvarez & Marsal to lead its special situations M&A team within the firm’s restructuring practice in London.

01 November 2021

Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel promotes NMC Healthcare adviser

UAE law firm Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel has promoted NMC Healthcare counsel Murad Abida to regional co-managing partner in Dubai.

01 November 2021

Former Big Four partner launches restructuring boutique in Sydney

Australian accountant Simon Cathro, who spent over 15 years at Big Four firms EY, Deloitte and PwC, has set up a new restructuring and insolvency boutique in Sydney.

28 October 2021

Teneo launches Asia-Pacific restructuring business

New York-headquartered Teneo, which acquired Deloitte’s UK restructuring arm in May, is launching an Asia-Pacific restructuring business with the appointments of partners from EY and White & Case.

18 October 2021

Kirkland adds special situations talent in New York

A week after losing partners in Hong Kong and the US, Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its New York special situations group with the hire of a long-time in-house lawyer from investment firm King Street Capital Management.

13 October 2021

Baker McKenzie recruits insolvency head in Madrid

Baker McKenzie has hired the former head of DA Lawyers’ restructuring practice to lead its own insolvency offering in Madrid.

13 October 2021

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