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Kirkland & Ellis is setting up an Asian private equity funds practice with the relocation of two partners -- London partner Justin Dolling and New York partner Albert Cho -- to Hong Kong.
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP is advising Lehman Brothers on its bankruptcy filing. US firm Weil Gotshal, the No. 1 bankruptcy firm for decades representing almost every historic restructuring from Enron Corp. to WorldCom
Yale Law Women Group released the results of its third annual survey on family-friendly firms. The list includes the following firms: - Arnold & Porter - Covington & Burling - Debevoise & Plimpton - Kramer Levin
Kirkland & Ellis has added to its London tax practice with the hire of Jane Scobie from US rival Weil Gotshal & Manges.
Hammonds has boosted its City banking team with the appointment of two new partners, Samrad Nazer from Kirkland & Ellis and Denton Wilde Sapte’s Iain Shurwood. The appointments follow a number of Hammonds hires
Kirkland & Ellis is being sued for malpractice by former patent client Magnetek. The move comes after the US firm lost a patent case on behalf of the electronics company.
Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its intellectual property (IP) capabilities with the hire of a patent litigation partner Steven Cherny from US rival Latham & Watkins.
Christopher Marcus, a restructuring partner from Kirkland's US rival Weil, joins the firm as partner in New York. Marcus has advised on a number of high-profile restructurings including WorldCom in 2003.
Martin Bienenstock, the lawyer who led the Enron Corp. bankruptcy case, left Weil, Gotshal & Manges late last year. The restructuring business he helped build may be exiting right behind him. After topping the list of
Kirkland & Ellis has hired a trio of partners from Mayer Brown in Chicago, adding in private equity, real estate and tax. Bruce Gelman, Thomas Geraghty and Joshua Hanna have all joined from the Chicago base of the rival
Kirkland & Ellis private equity partner Raymond McKeeve is set to join client and property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz as an investment professional in mid-April. Tchenguiz has been one of McKeeve's main clients for around
Private equity rainmaker Raymond McKeeve is to leave Kirkland & Ellis (K&S) in three months for an unknown destination, believed to be a role at a private equity house. McKeeve's surprise departure will be closely
Lateral partner hires among elite US firms in London have slowed during the last year, according to research from Legal Week, which illustrates the uphill struggle faced by US firms attempting to recruit leading names in