Herbert Smith launches restructuring practice in HK

Herbert Smith joins the crowd of law firms that are building their restructuring teams by hiring Michael Barker as a partner focused on restructuring and insolvency work.

Herbert Smith has hired Michael Barker as a partner focusing on restructuring and insolvency work in Hong Kong, according to a press release yesterday.

Barker joins from Appleby in Hong Kong, where he has been a partner since 2007. Prior to that he was a partner and regional practice group head at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he focused on restructurings, insolvency and other distressed situations across the Asia region. Qualified in Hong Kong, England, Wales and Bermuda, Barker specialises in...

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