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Teneo launches Asia-Pacific restructuring business

New York-headquartered Teneo, which acquired Deloitte’s UK restructuring arm in May, is launching an Asia-Pacific restructuring business with the appointments of partners from EY and White & Case.

18 October 2021

Kirkland adds special situations talent in New York

A week after losing partners in Hong Kong and the US, Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its New York special situations group with the hire of a long-time in-house lawyer from investment firm King Street Capital Management.

13 October 2021

Baker McKenzie recruits insolvency head in Madrid

Baker McKenzie has hired the former head of DA Lawyers’ restructuring practice to lead its own insolvency offering in Madrid.

13 October 2021

Dechert launches Asia restructuring practice with Kirkland hire

Eight months after adding a new global co-head of restructuring in London, Dechert has hired Kirkland & Ellis partner Daniel Margulies to lead its new Asia restructuring practice and help “capture the growth” in activity in the region.

12 October 2021

Kroll strengthens real estate expertise in Hong Kong

Real estate restructuring specialist Stacey Lau has joined Kroll as a managing director in the firm’s Hong Kong office, amid rising pressure on the Chinese property market.

12 October 2021

Dentons Rodyk hires from BlackOak

Former BlackOak director Debby Lim has joined Dentons Rodyk & Davidson in Singapore.

11 October 2021

Weil hires in Hong Kong

Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired a restructuring partner in Hong Kong from Ropes & Gray, with credits on some of the biggest Australasian cross-border cases of the past decade and beyond.

06 October 2021

Sidley hires Kirkland partner on the East Coast

Preparing for creditor patience to run out and a spike in demand for restructuring lawyers next year, Sidley Austin has recruited a Kirkland & Ellis partner to its New York and Washington, DC offices.

05 October 2021

Community roundup: hires for Mintz, A&M and Corrs as Freshfields lawyer called to the Bar

Boston-headquartered law firm Mintz has recruited new faces in Chicago and Texas, and Alvarez & Marsal has bolstered its UK restructuring group, while a Freshfields lawyer has moved to Erskine Chambers and Australia’s Corrs Chambers Westgarth has hired from Paul Hastings in London.

01 October 2021

New York’s Judge Drain announces retirement

Judge Robert Drain of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, who presided over the Purdue Pharma and Sears bankruptcies, is set to retire next year.

29 September 2021

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