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Paul Weiss hires partner from O’Melveny in New York

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has recruited a former O’Melveny & Myers partner who worked for lenders on the fastest-ever Chapter 11, to co-head the firm’s newly formalised hybrid capital and special situations practice.

07 November 2022

RSM hires from Moorfields in London

Former Moorfields Advisory partner Tom Straw has joined RSM in London, bringing with him experience working on the wind down of the UK arm of international toy retailer Toys “R” Us.

04 November 2022

Locke Lord adds two partners from Dykema in Chicago

Locke Lord has appointed a new leader for its commercial mortgage-backed securities special servicer team and added a creditors’ rights and loan enforcement partner to its Chicago office, from US firm Dykema.

03 November 2022

DWF hires in Riyadh

London-listed international firm DWF has recruited a new partner in Riyadh from Saudi industrial investments company Dussur, who has credits on several restructurings in the MENA region.

02 November 2022

Kroll hires from McKinsey in London

A McKinsey senior vice president who previously worked with Alvarez & Marsal and PwC in Dubai has joined Kroll in London, in a move the firm says will help grow its international restructuring offering.

28 October 2022

Mayer Brown announces joint venture with Singaporean law firm

Updated: Mayer Brown is partnering up with Singaporean law firm PK Wong & Nair to continue its global expansion, three months after it entered a collaboration with French boutique Santoni & Associés.

26 October 2022

Latham lawyer joins Kirkland in London

Kirkland & Ellis has added another partner to its restructuring and special situations group in London after recruiting Sarah Ullathorne from Milbank earlier this month.

25 October 2022

IWIRC announces its 2022 rising star

The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation has named a partner from New Jersey firm McManimon Scotland & Baumann as the winner of its annual rising star award.

24 October 2022

Perkins Coie partner joins Cooley in Chicago

Cooley has hired its first restructuring partner in Chicago, as it ramps up plans to increase its bankruptcy offering across the US.

21 October 2022

A&M hires former Begbies head for BVI office launch

Former Begbies Traynor director Wesley Edwards has joined Alvarez & Marsal to lead its new office in the British Virgin Islands, three months after a BVI court issued a first-of-its-kind decision approving a block transfer of his insolvency appointments to one of his former colleagues.

20 October 2022

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