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Michelle Gordon

Associate, Corporate Department
100 Bishopsgate
United Kingdom

Fax: 44-020-3023-5466


Ms Gordon is a senior associate in our insolvency and restructuring team. She has acted for creditors, insolvency practitioners, debtors, directors and shareholders. Ms Gordon has expertise in both domestic and multi-jurisdictional corporate matters including contentious enforcements, formal insolvencies and restructurings.

Prior to joining Paul Hastings LLP, Ms Gordon was a senior associate at another US firm.

  • Advising a group of hedge funds on enforcing a mezzanine loan over energy assets in Argentina.

  • Advising Deloitte as administrators of a wholesale and distribution business.

  • Advising the CEO and founder of private equity firm Abraaj following its collapse in 2018.

  • Advising PwC as administrators of Lehman Brothers Limited, the UK service company in the Lehman group.

  • Advising the majority shareholder of one of the UK's largest casinos following the appointment of fixed-charge receivers.

  • Advising voluntary administrators of a major logistics and transport group.

  • Advising Credit Suisse International on a priority dispute between a swap provider and noteholders arising out of the securitization of a nursing home provider.

  • Advising KMPG as administrators of Lexi Holdings.


  • Australian National University, LLB, 2008

  • College of Law, Diploma of Legal Practice, 2010

  • Kaplan, Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme, 2020


  • IWIRC London, Network Steering Committee member

  • Insolvency Lawyers' Association, member

  • INSOL, member

  • R3, associate member




England and Wales Solicitor


The College of Law Australia, Diploma 2010
The Australian National University College of Law, LL.B. 2008

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