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RJ Gaito hires space mining start-up entrepreneur to head restructuring practice

Luxembourg law firm RJ Gaito has hired a new head for its finance and restructuring practice, who previously advised Abengoa through its second restructuring in 2019 and has recently helped found a space mining start-up.

24 March 2022

Veteran Paul Weiss partner joins Weil in New York

Weil, Gotshal & Manges has hired a veteran Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison partner who recently represented Apollo Global Management in various prominent Chapter 11s, for its restructuring practice in New York.

23 March 2022

Lefosse recruits from E Munhoz in Brazil

Brazil’s Lefosse has boosted its restructuring department by hiring a partner from local boutique E Munhoz Advogados.

18 March 2022

Maples announces partner promotions in Dublin

Maples Group has promoted two members of its dispute resolution and insolvency practice in Ireland who worked on the Norwegian Air and Mallinckrodt restructurings.

16 March 2022

IWIRC launches Scotland network

The International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation has launched a new network in Scotland, just four months after it launched in Mexico – its 51st regional network since the confederation was established.

14 March 2022

Hong Kong’s Look Chan Ho joins Erskine Chambers

Cross-border insolvency specialist Look Chan Ho has joined Erskine Chambers in London, telling GRR he hopes to foster a closer working relationship between Erskine and members of his Hong Kong set, Des Voeux Chambers.

10 March 2022

Shearman partner joins Schulte Roth in New York

Schulte Roth & Zabel has hired a long-time Shearman & Sterling partner in New York, in a move designed to help it deal with what is says has been a surge in client demand since 2020.

09 March 2022

IWIRC names Woman of the Year and inaugural Hall of Famer

The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has named the former chief bankruptcy judge of Colombia as its 2022 Woman of the Year, and a US-based healthcare turnaround expert as the first inductee in its Hall of Fame.

07 March 2022

Cadwalader hires Baker McKenzie partners in London

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has hired the former head of Baker McKenzie’s London restructuring team, who worked on the Debenhams and Thai Airways restructurings.

02 March 2022

Gleiss Lutz launches London restructuring team with Akin Gump hire

Germany’s Gleiss Lutz is hiring an Akin Gump partner, who worked for creditors in the Swissport and Galapagos restructurings, for a new office it launched in London at the start of the year.

25 February 2022

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