Kirkland & Ellis is pleased to announce that Lisa Stevens has joined the Firm's London office as a partner in the Restructuring Practice Group. Ms. Stevens focuses her practice on special situations financings and financial restructurings for a wide range of stakeholders including individual lenders, steering committees, sponsors, borrowers and officeholders.

In addition to the arrival of Ms. Stevens, associates Hannah Brown, Henry Ellis and Krista Sirola have joined Kirkland's London restructuring team from Herbert Smith Freehills, Milbank and Norton Rose respectively.  

"Lisa has built a reputation as one of the brightest special situations and restructuring lawyers in the City and we are delighted she has joined us," said Kon Asimacopoulos, a London-based restructuring partner. "The addition of Lisa — alongside Hannah, Henry and Krista — to our market-leading European restructuring practice, will allow us to further enhance our offering to clients faced with specialty financing and distressed situations."

Ms. Stevens joins Kirkland from the London office of Latham & Watkins.