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O’Melveny adds Gibson Dunn partner in London

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher partner Gregory Campbell has joined O’Melveny & Myers as its fifth partner in London, with the firm hailing him as “the right person at the right time” for its global clients.

24 April 2023

Baker & Partners expands its BVI offering with Forbes Hare hire

A former Forbes Hare partner has joined Baker & Partners in the BVI, bolstering the firm’s asset recovery team that is working for liquidators of an offshore fund associated with scandal-hit Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

21 April 2023

Kroll opens in South Africa with EY hires

EY’s restructuring strategy leader for Africa has joined Kroll to launch a new office in Johannesburg as the firm looks to capitalise on increased lender and fund activity in the region.

20 April 2023

Orrick bolsters Paris office with new restructuring head and team from Eversheds

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has welcomed back one of its former associates as head of its restructuring group in Paris, after more than four years away.

18 April 2023

Kirkland partner to join former Credit Suisse trader’s asset management fund

After nine years at Kirkland & Ellis, one of the firm’s London-based partners will be joining an alternative asset management fund set up by a former Credit Suisse trader.

17 April 2023

Milbank hires fund specialist in Singapore

Former Clifford Chance partner Nicholas Dunstone has joined Milbank in Singapore after spending over a decade at an asset management firm he launched in Hong Kong after the global financial crisis.

14 April 2023

Judge Drain returns to private practice with Skadden

Less than a year after stepping down from the bench in New York, former bankruptcy judge Robert Drain has joined Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom as of counsel.

13 April 2023

Cleary hires long-time Akin Gump partner in New York

David Botter has joined Cleary Gottlieb as a partner in New York after over two decades with Akin Gump, where he advised noteholder groups in the cross-border restructurings of Aeroméxico and Nordic Aviation Capital.

10 April 2023

Sidley hires in Texas as global push continues

Weeks after recruiting London-based Kieran Sharma from global investment firm Strategic Value Partners, Sidley has added a new partner in Texas who it says will help grow its company-side practice worldwide.

07 April 2023

Willkie partner joins Greenberg as European restructuring co-head

Greenberg Traurig has hired a partner from Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s Italian affiliate to co-chair its restructuring and compliance groups.

04 April 2023

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