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US army captain turned bankruptcy lawyer joins Akerman

A former US army captain and helicopter pilot who went on to advise on the Enron and Lehman Brothers Chapter 11 bankruptcies has joined Akerman in Washington, DC from McGuireWoods.

11 August 2021

Crowell & Moring hires partner in New York

Crowell & Moring has bolstered its New York restructuring offering after hiring a Duane Morris partner with credits on the Pacific Andes and Hertz bankruptcies.

06 August 2021

Norton Rose Fulbright expands in Amsterdam with De Brauw hire

Norton Rose Fulbright has hired a new partner from De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in Amsterdam, in a bid to capitalise on the Netherlands’ move to become a hub for cross-border restructuring.

03 August 2021

Felsberg boosts its insolvency finance capabilities

Felsberg Advogados has hired a partner from fellow Brazilian firm KLA Advogados, strengthening its banking and capital markets practices.

03 August 2021

FTI Consulting expands in Australia

FTI Consulting has bolstered its Australian restructuring team with the hire of four senior managing directors from Deloitte and PwC – including a former Virgin Australia administrator.

28 July 2021

Latham & Watkins re-hires partner in Dubai

Latham & Watkins has re-hired a partner in Dubai after he spent four years in-house at Dubai Holding, the global investment company of the Emirate's ruler.

26 July 2021

IWIRC announces 2021 Founders Awards winners

The International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation has announced the recipients of its 2021 Founders Awards, with winners in the US and Asia.

23 July 2021

Lowenstein hires in New York

A former Arent Fox partner who worked on the recent bankruptcy of Thai-owned grocer Dean & Deluca, has joined Lowenstein Sandler.

22 July 2021

Ashurst hires in Singapore

Ashurst has bolstered its Asian restructuring practice with the hire of partner Robert Child from Clifford Chance in Singapore.

20 July 2021

Simmons & Simmons sets up new German restructuring team

Simmons & Simmons has hired a partner from Allen & Overy with credits on the Steinhoff restructuring, to lead a new German restructuring and insolvency team in Frankfurt.

19 July 2021

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