Insolvency and Restructuring News
Paul Hastings has hired Linklaters finance veteran David Ereira as part of plans to boost its London finance practice.
Former Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) restructuring head Lyndon Norley has moved to South Africa to join Bowman Gilfillan’s new dedicated restructuring group.
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.
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.
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.
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 has picked up over £6m in legal fees, after it was involved in the three-year long liquidation of Rangers Football Club.
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 have taken lead roles in the sale of Barclays’ US wealth and investment management franchise to Stifel Financial.
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