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Kirkland partner joins new trustee services group in Hong Kong

Serica Trust & Agency, a debt and transactions services provider launched in Hong Kong last year by former Kirkland & Ellis restructuring lawyer Louise Coffey, has hired from the firm again.

09 February 2022

HFW launches BVI office with Lennox Paton acquisition

Holman Fenwick Willan says it is “uniquely positioned” to assist clients with litigation in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and the British Virgin Islands, after acquiring Bahamian disputes specialist Lennox Paton’s BVI office.

07 February 2022

GLAS hires former Greensill general counsel and VP

Debt administration services group GLAS has expanded in the US, hiring a lawyer and fintech specialist from insolvent trade finance group Greensill.

03 February 2022

Judge Martin Glenn elected to SDNY chief role

Judge Martin Glenn, who presided over the Chapter 11 and Securities Investor Protection Act proceedings of derivatives broker MF Global and many other large cross-border insolvencies, has been selected as the next chief bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of New York.

01 February 2022

Sontchi talks Singapore on new III podcast

Judge Christopher Sontchi, who in November announced plans to step down from the Delaware bankruptcy bench to take up a new position on the Singapore International Commercial Court, has described how he is hoping to help the city-state attract more international insolvencies.

25 January 2022

Teneo opens in the Middle East with AlixPartners hires

Teneo has launched a restructuring team in the Middle East with hires from AlixPartners, one week after it recruited pre-pack pioneer Jay Goffman in New York.

24 January 2022

Eversheds Sutherland hires insurance duo from Hogan Lovells

Eversheds Sutherland has hired a pair of veteran bankruptcy lawyers from Hogan Lovells for its insurance practice group in New York, with a view to growing its cross-border offering for the insurance industry.

21 January 2022

Alvarez & Marsal hires new bank restructuring co-head from AlixPartners

AlixPartners’ head of distressed financial services has joined Alvarez & Marsal to co-lead its European bank restructuring practice in London, while the firm has also made nine promotions in its restructuring group around the world.

20 January 2022

Pre-pack pioneer joins Teneo in New York

The former long-time chair of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s global restructuring group Jay Goffman has joined advisory firm Teneo in New York – two weeks after it acquired KPMG’s Cayman and BVI restructuring groups.

18 January 2022

FRP boosts London restructuring team

FRP Advisory has expanded its restructuring team in London with a partner hire from the UK’s financial regulator and a new director who worked on the Thomas Cook and HMV insolvencies.

13 January 2022

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