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Linklaters finance veteran Ereira defects to Paul Hastings in City finance drive

18-Nov-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Paul Hastings has hired Linklaters finance veteran David Ereira as part of plans to boost its London finance practice.


Former GTM restructuring head Norley joins Bowman Gilfillan turnaround group

3-Nov-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Former Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) restructuring head Lyndon Norley has moved to South Africa to join Bowman Gilfillan’s new dedicated restructuring group.


Kirkland hires third restructuring partner in Hong Kong

26-Oct-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Kirkland & Ellis has expanded its restructuring team in Hong Kong with the hire of ex-Hogan Lovells partner Kelley Naphtali, following the launch of the practice with two Hogan Lovells partners a year ago.


Exclusive: HMRC prepares for judicial review into Manches administration

29-Sep-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

The creditors of liquidated firm Manches are seeking legal advice to bring a judicial review of the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) handling of the liquidation after being left with a £4.2m shortfall in tax receipts.

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TWM picks up McClures partner for new London base

3-Sep-2015 | By Joanne Harris

South-East firm TWM Solicitors has become the latest to hire a partner from collapsed Scottish outfit McClure Naismith, hiring Mark Parkhouse as head of insolvency.

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Strelia adds insolvency team with Taylor Wessing hire

1-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Belgian boutique Strelia has added an insolvency specialist to its ranks with the hire of Taylor Wessing partner Bart de Moor and two senior associates.


Stephenson Harwood paid £6m in legal fees for Rangers FC liquidation

29-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Stephenson Harwood has picked up over £6m in legal fees, after it was involved in the three-year long liquidation of Rangers Football Club. 


DLA faces SRA investigation over offensive emails between senior partners

17-Jun-2015 | By Jonathon Manning

DLA Piper is facing a possible investigation by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA) after its senior partners sent emails to each other following the bankruptcy of a former client.


WilmerHale and Bryan Cave lead as Barclays sells former Lehman's operation to Stifel

10-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

WilmerHale and Bryan Cave have taken lead roles in the sale of Barclays’ US wealth and investment management franchise to Stifel Financial. 

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Insolvency – The spillover effect

19-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Collapsed oil prices and Ebola have hit businesses hard, while European plans to copy UK restructuring tools could challenge British courts’ dominant role.

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