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Baker McKenzie

Restructuring/Insolvency

1 ranked lawyersBand 4ChinaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Experienced team able to draw upon the firm's global network to advise on cross-border restructurings. Advises on both contentious and non-contentious debt restructuring and insolvency issues, advising on matters including enforcement, receivership and loan interest sales. Well known for representing liquidators in complex multi-jurisdictional liquidations. Proficient in recovering assets located in foreign jurisdictions.

Strengths

"The team is reliable and knowledgeable. It thinks from the client’s perspective and can provide high-quality advice covering different aspects," a client says.

A second client likes that the team is "very thorough in its approach" and that "nothing is left to chance."

Work highlights

Represented Westinghouse Electric's direct and indirect subsidiaries as co-counsel in connection with the Chapter 11 cases of Westinghouse Electric and its subsidiaries.

Notable practitioners

Cheung Kwun Yee remains an active adviser on liquidations, cross-border restructurings and due diligence matters. One client likes that she is "calm, good at analysing situations and able to provide pragmatic advice," while another highlights her "strong ability to empathise with clients yet deliver difficult messages when required."

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Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)


Kwun Yee Cheung
Band 4