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Appleby hires London partner with Hellas credit

A London partner with a focus on contentious insolvency has joined Appleby to assist its clients in Europe and the Middle East with disputes in the British Virgin Islands and elsewhere.

02 August 2023

South Square takes on two new barristers

South Square Chambers has added two new barristers from Gatehouse Chambers and New Square, gaining additional expertise in asset recovery, civil fraud and director misfeasance claims.

31 July 2023

Womble Bond Dickinson expands into New York

Transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson has expanded its bankruptcy team into New York for the first time, hiring three partners from Lowenstein Sandler and East Coast firm Montgomery McCracken.

27 July 2023

FTI Consulting taps McKinsey for new EMEA turnaround leader

A McKinsey & Company partner has joined FTI Consulting as the new leader of its Europe, Middle East and Africa turnaround group within its restructuring practice.

21 July 2023

Carey Olsen insolvency head joins Walkers in London

Walkers has hired the former head of Carey Olsen’s insolvency group in the Cayman Islands and London, who brings with him experience working on the offshore restructurings of UAE-based private equity firm Abraaj Holdings and China’s Luckin Coffee.

17 July 2023

Shearman and Wedlake Bell lawyers join Insolvency Rules Committee

Retired Shearman & Sterling partner Alex Wood and Wedlake Bell partner Robert Paterson have been appointed to the UK’s Insolvency Rules Committee for three-year terms.

17 July 2023

Weil loses another partner in New York

A Weil Gotshal & Manges partner with experience across industries including energy, retail and financial services has joined Ropes & Gray’s New York office.

11 July 2023

Akin Gump partner joins Eversheds in US

Eversheds Sutherland has hired a partner from Akin Gump, who brings with her experience advising institutional investors in US, Australian and cross-border debt finance and financial restructuring cases.

10 July 2023

Heads up: Ted Gavin at Gavin/Solmonese in Delaware

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Ted Gavin, the head of turnaround management company Gavin/Solmonese in Delaware and a former president of the American Bankruptcy Institute, talks to GRR about crypto contracts, the “falsity” of US venue reform legislation and why he thinks the Texas Two Step is a “fancy way of creating a fraudulent transfer”.

29 June 2023

Brinkmann & Partner expands in Düsseldorf

A CMS Hasche Sigle duo is set to join Brinkmann & Partner’s Düsseldorf office, bringing with them experience working on the restructurings of engineering group Dücker and shoe retailers Schuhhaus Klauser and Salamander.

27 June 2023

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