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Mr Justice Snowden appointed to English Court of Appeal

UPDATED: Mr Justice Snowden, one of England’s most experienced High Court judges in restructuring and insolvency matters, who laid out the path for UK restructuring plans with his recent Virgin Atlantic decision, has been appointed to the English Court of Appeal.

02 September 2021

Walkers expands in Hong Kong

Offshore firm Walkers has hired a former Mayer Brown partner in Hong Kong who has credits on the Lehman Brothers and MF Global liquidations and in the multijurisdictional bankruptcy of industrial fishing conglomerate China Fishery.

01 September 2021

FRP hires valuation specialist from Alvarez & Marsal

Advisory firm FRP has appointed valuation specialist Jim Davies as a partner in its corporate finance team in London.

26 August 2021

PJT Partners hires Anchorage’s former restructuring head in New York

Charles Tauber, the former head of restructuring at US hedge fund Anchorage Capital Group, is joining PJT Partners as a partner in September.

24 August 2021

“Business as usual” as Hong Kong names new bankruptcy chief

After over a decade leading the companies and bankruptcy list in Hong Kong’s High Court, Mr Justice Harris has been named as president of the territory’s Competition Tribunal.

23 August 2021

Germany’s Grub Brugger hires eight-person team in Stuttgart

German law firm Grub Brugger has hired an entire insolvency team from Stuttgart’s Menold Bezler, including a group of partners who completed one of the first German restructurings under the new StaRUG tool.

23 August 2021

Cassels snags Norton Rose partner in Toronto

Canadian law firm Cassels Brock & Blackwell has hired the chair of Norton Rose’s Toronto litigation group, Alan Merskey, who has credits on the Nortel Networks and Sears bankruptcies.

20 August 2021

Oon & Bazul and Withers bolster Singapore restructuring offerings

Withers has hired the former co-head of White & Case’s banking and restructuring practice in Asia, while Singaporean firm Oon & Bazul has announced a new restructuring co-head of its own.

18 August 2021

Interpath adds from SME adviser Bibby Financial Services

Interpath, the independent advisory firm spun out of KPMG’s restructuring practice, has hired Ben Smith as a director in its debt advisory team, from Bibby Financial Services.

13 August 2021

AlixPartners expands UK restructuring group with EY hires

AlixPartners has added four creditor and debtor advisers to its UK restructuring and turnaround practice, hiring three EY partners and welcoming a managing director who has relocated from its New York office.

12 August 2021

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