Chadbourne & Parke hired Alper Deniz as a partner for its bankruptcy and financial restructuring practice in the firm's London office.
Before joining Chadbourne, Deniz was a partner in the finance and restructuring group of Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker (Europe) in London. Prior to that, he was an associate with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Jones Day, both in London.
Deniz will work closely with European restructuring head Adrian Harris and be part of the firm’s integrated global insolvency practice chaired by Howard Seife in New York.
Also joining the practice will be Nuala Casey an associate who has been with Kirkland & Ellis International in London and before that, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft. She has worked on cross-border restructurings, advising both debtors and creditors, and on acquisitions, disposals, and reorganizations of distressed businesses.
The London office of Chadbourne’s bankruptcy and financial restructuring group has worked on a range of issues relating to the collapse of Lehman Brothers, from advising fund clients on the recovery of assets under their prime brokerage and custody arrangements to the provisions of the forthcoming Scheme of Arrangement.
The group has recently completed the restructuring of Carlton Screen Advertising and continues to be heavily involved in the restructuring of Golden Key, which is a structured investment vehicle.