Special situations

Bryan Cave restructuring head to join Simmons & Simmons in London

Simmons & Simmons has hired Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s EMEA head of restructuring in London, labelling the practice area “an investment priority” for the firm.

01 March 2021

Weil’s Adam Plainer to move to Dechert

Weil’s London practice co-head Adam Plainer is leaving to join Dechert as global co-chair of its financial restructuring group, with the firm stating an aim to build a joined-up EMEA and US practice in the service of fund clients.

17 February 2021

Weil partners join new firms in the US and Hong Kong

Two Weil Gotshal & Manges partners who were also former colleagues at Kirkland & Ellis have departed for Ropes & Gray and White & Case.

24 November 2020

Roland Berger makes three hires in DACH region

Munich-headquartered management consultancy Roland Berger has hired a new principal and two new partners as it seeks to handle the challenges facing companies dealing with covid-19.

27 July 2020

Boies Schiller adds bankruptcy partners in New York and London

Boies Schiller Flexner has bolstered its bankruptcy group with the former head of Lehman Brothers Holdings’ derivatives bankruptcy strategy in New York, and an ex-Brown Rudnick partner in London.

14 July 2020

Sandton Capital strengthens in London and Paris

European private equity and special situations investor Sandton Capital Partners has recruited former EY restructuring executive Jordan Kay in London and ex-THM Partners senior associate Emmanuel Atlan in Paris.

08 July 2020

Kirkland & Ellis partner moves to Latham & Watkins in New York

Latham & Watkins has continued its recent hiring spree with the addition of Kirkland & Ellis partner George Klidonas in New York.

07 July 2020

Baker McKenzie partner set to join Allen & Overy in Sydney

Allen & Overy has hired Baker McKenzie partner David Walter to its Asia-Pacific restructuring group as a “key part” of a planned expansion in the region.

03 July 2020

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