On May 19, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of CHC Group Ltd. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 156 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to employ Debevoise & Plimpton LLP as Special Counsel : Application of Debtors Pursuant to Section 327(e) of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rules 2014(a) and 2016 for Authorization to Employ and Retain Debevoise & Plimpton LLP as Special Aircraft Counsel for the Debtors Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date Filed by Debtor CHC Group Ltd. (Youngman, Stephen)
CHC Group Ltd. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 5, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-31854. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Judge Not Yet Assigned. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to CHC Group Ltd. in the bankruptcy case.