Restructuring and insolvency

Our global restructuring and insolvency team is a multi-jurisdictional team of lawyers who advise a wide array of stakeholders on all issues arising in connection with financial distress.
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Our team combines technical excellence with the ability to apply astute commercial insight to any given situation.

We act for companies, banks, funds, other financial institutions, office holders, indenture trustees, pension trustees, directors and individuals dealing with the consequences of financial distress.

We are consistently recognised as experts in our field by the legal directories. Our vast experience in all types of corporate restructuring and insolvency, coupled with a deep understanding of the needs of clients in this area, means that we are able to craft practical, commercial and cost effective solutions.

Our lawyers' extensive cross-border experience means that we are able to find solutions which best protect our clients' interests, whether through optimal use of the legal frameworks which exist to facilitate cross border restructurings, or by identifying those jurisdictions and laws that are best suited to our clients' needs.

Our work covers all sectors – and encompasses domestic and international debt restructurings, schemes of arrangement, CVAs, administrations (including pre-packs), refinancings, workouts and turnaround strategies, debt for equity swaps, distressed M&A, distressed investing, loan to own strategies, receiverships, liquidations, personal bankruptcy, insolvency litigation and investigations, and fraud and asset tracing.

"Brilliant at complex cross-border issues, as well as sensible and commercial…"
The Legal 500 UK 2013

Project Quest

Advising company in the financial services sector on consumer redress scheme: devising ground breaking major scheme of arrangement involving 11 banks and around 2 million creditors.

Monarch Airlines

Playing a pivotal role in this large restructuring, advising the Pension Protection Fund in connection with the restructuring of the substantial pension deficit.

Project Ebony

Advising a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed BVI incorporated company in the coking coal sector on its major restructuring.

Pan Ocean Co Limited

Advising syndicates of lenders in connection with the Korean rehabilitation proceedings in connection with this huge shipping company.

The Co-operative Bank Plc

Advising the trustee of various issues of notes affected by the liability management exercise undertaken by the Bank, including the exchange offer and consent solicitation and the scheme of arrangement.

Hong Kong Petrochemical Company Limited

Acting for the receivers and managers of a Hong Kong petrochemical refinery.

Premier Bathrooms

Acting for administrators (pre- and post-appointment) on this pre-pack administration and associated debt restructuring.

Rangers FC

Advising the liquidators on all aspects of the liquidation in England and in Scotland, including in relation to high-profile and value claims in respect of unlawful means conspiracy.

Dawnay Day

Acting for the liquidators of various companies connected with this collapsed property and financial conglomerate, including in relation to general advisory work, misfeasance proceedings and litigation

Days group of companies

Advising Hong Kong liquidators of a substantial electronic trading business, including misfeasance proceedings against the directors, the private examination of a bank and related 3rd party professional negligence claims

Ardon Maroon Asia Master Fund

Advising liquidators of Cayman Island registered fund with Hong Kong based manager and investment advisor.

Boris Berezovsky

Acting for the principal creditor of the late Boris Berezovsky in relation to the insolvency estate.

Lawyer

Stuart Frith Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2376
M:  +44 7970 686 462 Email Stuart | Vcard Office:  London

Lawyer

Susan Moore Partner

T:  +44 20 7809 2111
M:  +44 77 6997 6929 Email Susan | Vcard Office:  London

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