Practice

Insolvency Litigation

Sometimes business takes an unanticipated turn. Coronavirus has caused worldwide disruption to markets, supply chains and your workforce.

During restructuring or insolvency, recourse to the courts is often required – whether to determine parties' rights or to seek creditor protection. Our global insolvency litigation team is always ready for the unanticipated. We have managed all sides of insolvency across many jurisdictions. Whether you're a creditor, investor, debtor, or officeholder we help you minimize risk and get rapid results.

You'll not only get best-in-class advice on restructuring and insolvency, but also a disputes lawyer who understands your position and will fight your corner.

Representative experience

Our team consulted with the UK Pension Trustees in their efforts to recover £2.1bn, following the Nortel group’s collapse.

Acted in defense of a clearing house against clawback claims asserted by the insolvency administrator of Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG regarding a margin call.

We represented KPMG regarding disputes arising from their role as administrators of Peacocks, a major UK chain of clothing stores. 

We represented a corporate trustee for US$1bn of notes in U.S. and Mexico cross-border insolvency proceedings, resulting in a favorable settlement.

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