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Akin Gump continues special situations growth with Hong Kong hire

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has recruited a new partner from alternative investment firm Värde Partners in Hong Kong, continuing a recent hiring spree that has seen it add five new partners to its special situations and private credit group in the last eight months.

05 June 2023

Paul Hastings partner joins growing Freshfields team

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has continued its recent hiring spree with the addition of a Paul Hastings partner who it says will help grow the firm’s judicial and debtor capabilities in Paris.

02 June 2023

Gibson Dunn hires O’Melveny & Myers’ US co-head

O’Melveny & Myers’ former US restructuring co-chair has joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in New York, just over a month after O’Melveny recruited one of Gibson Dunn’s partners in London.

31 May 2023

Former IWIRC chair joins Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland has hired the immediate past chair of the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation from Lowenstein Sandler in New York.

18 May 2023

Portage Point picks up new turnaround co-head and managing director in New York

Chicago-headquartered boutique advisory firm Portage Point has added two new managing partners to its ranks in New York, and named one of them co-chair of its turnaround practice.

18 May 2023

Lander & Rogers hires Norton Rose partner in Sydney

A Sydney-based Norton Rose Fulbright partner who advised the administrators of Lehman Brothers’ main European arm in its landmark Waterfall litigation in the UK has joined Lander & Rogers, telling GRR he plans to grow the firm’s cross-border offering.

17 May 2023

Sullivan & Cromwell hires Kirkland partner

A Kirkland & Ellis partner who has been advising offshore bondholders in the restructurings of Chinese real estate developers Evergrande and Modern Land has moved to Sullivan & Cromwell in Hong Kong.

12 May 2023

Dorsey & Whitney hires new London restructuring head

A former partner from scandal-hit asset management firm MJ Hudson, which closed its legal arm last month, has joined Dorsey & Whitney’s London office as the leader of its restructuring and finance practice.

11 May 2023

Brattle Group hires restructuring expert in Georgia

The co-founder of US restructuring services provider Tactical Financial Consulting has joined expert testimony and consulting firm Brattle Group in Georgia, telling GRR he has plans to build out its restructuring practice nationally and internationally.

10 May 2023

Squire Patton Boggs continues European recruitment drive

The head of Glaisyers’ restructuring group has joined Squire Patton Boggs in Manchester, adding to a growing practice that has also welcomed a Brown Rudnick team in London and a partner in Paris in recent months.

09 May 2023

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