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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Market-leading creditor-side practice housing certified experts in bond and noteholder work. Excellent reputation for advising major lenders on complex cross-border cases, with particular strength in matters in the Nordic region. An enviable portfolio of clients includes specialist investment funds, debt investors, pension funds and hedge funds. Highly adept at handling restructurings of complex corporate debt and structured finance arrangements. Also able to draw on firm-wide abilities in the oil and gas sector.

Notable practitioners

Barry Russell is held in high regard for his considerable expertise in private placement matters. He represents an impressive client roster, frequently acting for creditor-side clients such as lenders and investors.
"Barry is a doyen of the restructuring Bar." "Barry is at the top of his field; he is one of the pre-eminent restructuring lawyers in London."

James Roome is a market-leading practitioner in the restructuring space and is particularly adept at acting for investors. He is regularly called to advise on complex domestic and cross-border insolvencies, restructurings and workouts.
"James is at the top of the market - a fantastic contributor." "He brings experience and gravitas as he's just seen it all before."

James Terry acts for an enviable client base including bondholders, institutional lenders and hedge funds. He is particularly noted for his niche expertise in Nordic restructuring matters.
"James is excellent - very commercial and user-friendly."

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Overview

To learn more about Akin Gump’s Restructuring/Insolvency capabilities, please visit the Financial Restructuring page under the experience section at www.akingump.com.

Restructuring/Insolvency

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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8th Floor

10 Bishops Square

London

Greater London

UK

E1 6EG

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Restructuring/Insolvency


Barry G Russell
Band 1
James Roome
Band 1
James Terry
Band 1