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NRF recruits Bryan Cave partner in New York

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner partner Andrew Schoulder has joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s special situations team in New York, bringing with him experience working on the restructurings of European shipping groups Excel Maritime and Marco Polo Seatrade.

22 June 2023

III Amsterdam round up: a new president, two award winners and a fresh NextGen intake

The International Insolvency Institute’s board of directors has elected the Singapore Supreme Court’s Justice Kannan Ramesh as its president, making him the first person from Asia and the first member of the judiciary to hold the post.

20 June 2023

Baker McKenzie poaches LatAm team from Paul Hastings

Baker McKenzie has nabbed a trio of partners and an of counsel with restructuring experience from Paul Hastings, strengthening its Latin American offering.

20 June 2023

Bill Brandt 1949 – 2023

A “fearless” pioneer of the global restructuring industry and influential driver of US bankruptcy law reform, Bill Brandt has died at the age of 73.

06 June 2023

Cescon Barrieu grows team with promotion and hire

Brazil’s Cescon Barrieu Flesch & Barreto Advogados has gained two new partners in its litigation and stressed assets practices in São Paulo, after hiring a lawyer from BTG Pactual’s distressed debt subsidiary and promoting a senior associate.

06 June 2023

Akin Gump continues special situations growth with Hong Kong hire

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has recruited a new partner from alternative investment firm Värde Partners in Hong Kong, continuing a recent hiring spree that has seen it add five new partners to its special situations and private credit group in the last eight months.

05 June 2023

Paul Hastings partner joins growing Freshfields team

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued its recent hiring spree with the addition of a Paul Hastings partner who it says will help grow the firm’s judicial and debtor capabilities in Paris.

02 June 2023

Gibson Dunn hires O’Melveny & Myers’ US co-head

O’Melveny & Myers’ former US restructuring co-chair has joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in New York, just over a month after O’Melveny recruited one of Gibson Dunn’s partners in London.

31 May 2023

Former IWIRC chair joins Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland has hired the immediate past chair of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation from Lowenstein Sandler in New York.

18 May 2023

Portage Point picks up new turnaround co-head and managing director in New York

Chicago-headquartered boutique advisory firm Portage Point has added two new managing partners to its ranks in New York, and named one of them co-chair of its turnaround practice.

18 May 2023

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