BOSTON (HedgeWorld.com)–Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP, an international law firm that does a lot of work for alternative investment interests, announced Tuesday the appointment of new partner Peter J.M. Declercq to the bankruptcy and finance department in its London office.
Until Dec. 12, Mr. Declercq was a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, in that firm’s insolvency group.
“I am delighted to join Brown Rudnick’s insolvency team, which is recognized as one of the best in the United States,” Mr. Declercq said in a statement. “The firm is on an aggressive growth path and is gaining significant momentum in the European market.”
Mr. Declercq said also that his job will be to leverage Brown Rudnick’s expertise into a successful pan-European practice, resident in London.