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Delaware’s Judge Sontchi to serve in Singapore

Judge Christopher Sontchi has announced his intention to step down from the Delaware bankruptcy bench and take up a position as a judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court.

15 November 2021

Dentons BVI leader keeping “very close eye” on China

The new managing partner of Dentons’ British Virgin Islands office tells GRR the firm is keeping a close eye on developments in the Chinese real estate market and is primed to make use of its extensive network in the region.

15 November 2021

DLA Piper hires Walkers’ head of restructuring in Ireland

DLA Piper has hired a new head of restructuring for its office in Dublin, which opened its doors in 2019.

11 November 2021

Stephenson Harwood hires from Wedlake Bell in London

Stephenson Harwood has recruited a contentious insolvency partner from Wedlake Bell, who tells GRR she is already seeing an increase in fraud investigations in relation to the UK government’s coronavirus support measures.

09 November 2021

Sir David Richards joins One Essex Court

Former English Court of Appeal judge Sir David Richards has joined One Essex Court in London with plans to take appointments as an arbitrator, as he says the growth in cross-border cases has led experts to see arbitration as a sensible way of resolving disputes in restructurings.

08 November 2021

BMA hires from Tauil & Chequer

Brazil's BMA - Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão has bolstered its restructuring and insolvency group with a partner from Mayer Brown’s associated firm Tauil & Chequer Advogados.

04 November 2021

CMS hires Eversheds partner to build Hong Kong practice

The leader of Eversheds Sutherland’s restructuring and insolvency practice in Asia has joined CMS in Hong Kong to help it build a local restructuring offering of its own.

02 November 2021

Alvarez & Marsal expands in London with BDO hire

A former EY and BDO partner has joined Alvarez & Marsal to lead its special situations M&A team within the firm’s restructuring practice in London.

01 November 2021

Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel promotes NMC Healthcare adviser

UAE law firm Global Advocacy and Legal Counsel has promoted NMC Healthcare counsel Murad Abida to regional co-managing partner in Dubai.

01 November 2021

Former Big Four partner launches restructuring boutique in Sydney

Australian accountant Simon Cathro, who spent over 15 years at Big Four firms EY, Deloitte and PwC, has set up a new restructuring and insolvency boutique in Sydney.

28 October 2021

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