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Akin Gump hires three partners, opens office in Boston

Kirkland & Ellis debt finance partner Josh Peary has moved to Akin Gump’s new Boston office, days after the firm added new partners to its special situations and private credit teams In New York and London.

03 March 2023

Norton Rose Fulbright adds from Clifford Chance in Japan

Norton Rose Fulbright has added a new partner in Tokyo from Clifford Chance, allowing the firm to offer Japanese law advice for the first time.

01 March 2023

Weil counsel joins Reed Smith in London

Reed Smith has recruited a new partner from Weil Gotshal & Manges in London, who brings with him 20 years of experience advising banks and hedge funds on international and domestic restructurings.

28 February 2023

B Riley acquires Farber’s corporate arm in Canada

Los Angeles-headquartered financial services platform B Riley Financial has expanded into Canada after acquiring Toronto-headquartered restructuring and advisory firm Farber’s corporate arm.

27 February 2023

Kirkland adds restructuring leader in Frankfurt

Clifford Chance’s German restructuring group leader Cristina Weidner has joined Kirkland & Ellis to lead its practice in the region, bringing with her experience working on some of the largest cross-border restructurings in Europe over the last 15 years.

16 February 2023

King & Spalding continues growth with Chicago hire

On the back of recent hires in the US and the UK, King & Spalding has added a partner from Katten Muchin Rosenman in Chicago, who brings with him experience working on the novel cross-border restructuring of Chinese solar panel manufacturer LDK Solar.

14 February 2023

Former Kroll partner joins Krys Global in Cayman

Krys Global has recruited a former Kroll partner to lead its Cayman restructuring team, who brings with him experience acting as liquidator to a Saad investment vehicle in the high-profile Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi & Brothers litigation and to entities embroiled in the Madoff and Petters Group Ponzi schemes.

13 February 2023

Insolvency Law Academy dedicates mediation centre in honour of late minister

The think tank founded by former INSOL International president Sumant Batra has named two Indian judges as emeritus fellows, and dedicated a new mediation centre to another late luminary in the insolvency space.

08 February 2023

KPMG partner joins EY in Sydney

EY has recruited a partner for its turnaround and restructuring strategy team who acted as a liquidator to multinational investment manager Halifax Investment Services: a case that marked a world first for cooperation between courts in Australia and New Zealand.

08 February 2023

Weil counsel joins Goodwin as partner

A former counsel at Weil Gotshal & Manges has joined Goodwin’s New York office as a partner, after amassing experience on a number of landmark US-Ireland cases.

07 February 2023

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