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Promotions round-up: new restructuring partners around the world

Updated: Eleven international law and advisory firms have announced restructuring promotions in the past month or so – in the UK, Hong Kong, Spain, Ireland, Turkey, the US and the Cayman Islands.

11 May 2021

Willkie Farr makes trio of laterals in New York

Weeks after hiring a Kirkland & Ellis partner in Germany, Willkie Farr & Gallagher has announced a trio of lateral hires from Morrison & Foerster in the US: including a new global head of creditor rights.

07 May 2021

Harneys appoints new restructuring co-head

Offshore firm Harneys has promoted partner Peter Ferrer to co-lead its global litigation, insolvency and restructuring practice in the British Virgin Islands.

05 May 2021

Former Spanish justice minister joins Carles Cuesta

Madrid boutique Carles Cuesta has hired Spain’s former justice minister Rafael Catalá as its first non-founding partner.

05 May 2021

Former Carey Olsen partner joins Conyers in Hong Kong

Offshore firm Conyers has added a new partner to its litigation and restructuring team from US private equity fund Delta Capital Partners.

30 April 2021

Sidley Austin nabs DLA Piper global co-chair

Sidley Austin has hired the global co-chair and US chair of DLA Piper’s restructuring group in New York.

28 April 2021

IWIRC bolsters European offering

The International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation has announced plans to expand its presence in Europe after launching a new chapter in Ireland on the same day it kick-started its Europe network.

28 April 2021

ABI appoints new president-elect

Former Delaware bankruptcy judge Kevin Carey has been appointed president-elect of the American Bankruptcy Institute, as an Alabama-based senior partner from Reynolds Reynolds & Little takes the helm.

26 April 2021

Ballard Spahr restructuring head joins Sheppard Mullin

Sheppard Mullin has continued its US hiring spree with the addition of Ballard Spahr’s head of restructuring in New York.

22 April 2021

Willkie Farr hires from Kirkland in Germany

A Kirkland & Ellis partner with credits on Croatian conglomerate Agrokor’s restructuring and the resolution of Austrian bad bank HETA is joining Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Frankfurt next month.

21 April 2021

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