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KPMG expands legal footprint in Asia, recruits in London

Big Four firm KPMG has significantly bolstered its legal offering in Asia after entering a deal with Southeast Asian network of law firms, a few weeks after announcing the hire of two new turnaround managing directors in London.

12 December 2022

FRP launches its first international office in Cyprus

UK advisory firm FRP has opened its first international office after acquiring a Cypriot boutique firm that is working on the liquidation of Cyprus Popular Bank.

09 December 2022

Addleshaw Goddard partner moves to Ashurst in Hong Kong

Ashurst has hired a new partner to its Hong Kong office as part of its plans to capture “rapidly growing” opportunities and client demands in Asia, two months after launching a risk advisory business in the UK.

05 December 2022

Hong Kong’s Look Chan Ho called to English Bar

Cross-border insolvency specialist and Hong Kong-qualified barrister Look Chan Ho has been called to the Bar of England and Wales.

02 December 2022

Kroll adds two more to London practice

Kroll has added two senior partners to its London team, from advisory firm BDO, and property consultancy Allsop.

25 November 2022

Omni Bridgeway recruits Stephenson Harwood partner in Hong Kong

Australia-headquartered litigation funder Omni Bridgeway has boosted its offering in Asia with the hire of one of GRR’s recently named “40 under 40” from Stephenson Harwood in Hong Kong.

23 November 2022

FTI Consulting hires from Deloitte in Montreal

FTI Consulting has made its first restructuring hire in the Canadian province of Québec, with a senior managing director who has worked at Big Four firms his entire career and has a credit on the restructuring of Canada’s largest airline.

23 November 2022

New managing partner for Jones Day

Jones Day has announced its global disputes practice head Gregory Shumaker, who worked on Detroit’s high-profile Chapter 9 bankruptcy and carmaker Chrysler’s Chapter 11 restructuring, will become the eighth managing partner in its 130-year history.

21 November 2022

IWIRC reveals Asia Women of the Year for 2022

The International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has named Alvarez & Marsal managing director Tiffany Wong its Asia Woman of the Year in Restructuring for 2022.

16 November 2022

Jefferies hires London co-heads from Rothschild and Lazard

New York-headquartered investment bank Jefferies is expanding in London with former co-heads of restructuring for the EMEA region from Lazard and Rothschild & Co.

14 November 2022

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