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Kepler-Karst adds partner in Madrid

Spanish insolvency boutique Kepler-Karst has hired a former partner from Martínez-Sanz Abogados, who tells GRR that she expects “great changes” ahead as a result of recent amendments to the Spanish restructuring law.

02 September 2022

HSF boosts China finance practice with Paul Weiss hire

Ellen Mao has re-joined Herbert Smith Freehills as a partner in Hong Kong, bringing with her experience working on the restructurings of Luckin Coffee and Evergrande.

25 August 2022

Carey Olsen recruits from Harneys in the Cayman Islands

Carey Olsen has hired a senior litigator for its Cayman Islands dispute resolution, litigation and insolvency practice, who tells GRR it is an exciting time for the jurisdiction as its new restructuring officer regime is set to go live at the end of the month.

24 August 2022

Sir David Richards joins UK Supreme Court

Former English High Court and Court of Appeal judge Sir David Richards, who oversaw the cross-border administration processes of Lehman Brothers and finance broker MF Global, has been appointed as a justice of the UK Supreme Court.

18 August 2022

Paul Hastings partner moves to King & Spalding in New York

King & Spalding has hired a New York-based partner from Paul Hastings who it said will be a “key component” in the international growth of its corporate, finance and investments practice.

18 August 2022

Hilco Global targets US growth with managing director hires

Financial services group Hilco Global has recruited a new special situations practice leader in Los Angeles and a managing director to grow its disputes team in Chicago.

16 August 2022

Howse Williams hires Addleshaw partner in Hong Kong

Howse Williams has hired a litigation partner from Addleshaw Goddard with credits on the restructurings of China’s Peking University and Chinese semiconductor maker Tsinghua Unigroup, as the international firm closes shop in Hong Kong.

15 August 2022

PwC hires contentious insolvency head from Begbies

Begbies Traynor partner Carla Matthews has joined Big Four firm PwC in London as its head of contentious insolvency and asset recovery.

11 August 2022

Dechert hires Kramer Levin duo in New York

Continuing the recent expansion of its global restructuring group, Dechert has added two partners from Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel in New York and vowed to continue recruiting in the US.

04 August 2022

Akin Gump partner joins Gibson Dunn in Dallas

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has hired a Dallas-based finance partner from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld who worked on the restructurings of satellite giant Intelsat and multinational logistics group CEVA.

03 August 2022

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