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Charles Russell Speechlys partner joins Gowling WLG in London

Gowling WLG has added a new partner specialising in insolvency-related multi-jurisdictional fraud cases to its commercial litigation team, from Charles Russell Speechlys’ London office.

05 January 2023

Winston & Strawn hires Addleshaw partner in London

Former Addleshaw Goddard partner Paul Fleming has joined Winston & Strawn to lead its restructuring and insolvency practice in London, telling GRR the firm has plans to grow its coverage across North and South America, Asia and Europe.

04 January 2023

‘Tis the season for promotions: latest announcements across the UK and US

Firms including O’Melveny & Myers, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Jones Day have revealed their latest partner promotions on both sides of the Atlantic, while two Kirkland & Ellis partners have been made fellows of the American College of Bankruptcy.

19 December 2022

New hires for Boies Schiller in London and New York

Boies Schiller Flexner has recruited new partners in London and New York, seeking to strengthen its cross-border financial and insolvency offering after its old practice group left the firm en masse to launch disputes boutique Pallas Partners earlier this year.

15 December 2022

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

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