Practice Areas

Financial Restructuring

Our Financial Restructuring group has extensive experience representing sophisticated financial institutions in complex bankruptcy matters. The team is regularly sought out to advise on a number of high-stakes, high-profile restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters worldwide. Unique in the industry, our practice covers committee-side, debtor-side and bank-side work. We have cemented our reputation as a major player in this arena over the past few years, with instructions on a raft of complex and unique matters, including international bankruptcies, debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing and exit financing transactions.

The group includes debt finance, litigation and tax practitioners who have built an extraordinary reputation by devising creative solutions as clients navigate a global economy with innovative ways of lending and moving capital. We are also adept at deploying targeted and high-impact litigation strategies, often involving ground-breaking areas of the law, to help our clients with multidimensional negotiations.

  • Restructuring Team of the Year

    British Legal Awards
  • "Very good at getting deals done quickly and on time"

    Chambers USA
  • Commended for innovative work in Capital Trust's restructuring

    Financial Times

Client Successes

  • Representing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and other instrumentalities in the largest municipal restructuring ever attempted under U.S. law.

  • Advised GCX Limited in its successful chapter 11 restructuring of over $1B in liabilities.

  • Represented Cred Inc. in the first bankruptcy in the U.S. involving a cryptocurrency business.

  • Advising an Ad Hoc Group of Secured Noteholders of Avianca Holdings, developing a novel structure to allow the noteholders to participate in the $2B DIP financing.

  • Representing MUFG Union Bank in relation to Chesapeake Energy’s USD10+ billion bankruptcy.

Innovative Thinking and Tailored Solutions

  • Our experienced lawyers have handled some of the most significant restructurings throughout the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia, providing tailored solutions to address our clients’ business priorities.

  • We have represented clients such as Morgan Stanley, RBC, UBS, and Wells Fargo as agents and first lien lenders on exit and debtor-in-possession lending transactions. We also regularly advise financial institutions, private equity, and hedge funds in the acquisition of distressed assets.

  • Our wide-ranging experience spans a range of key industries, including energy, financial services, manufacturing, real estate, retail, restaurants, telecommunications, media, and technology.

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