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DLA Piper LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Notable practice offering considerable expertise in traditional restructuring and insolvency issues, while also handling special situations mandates. Has a strong track record of advising funds on bond restructurings, and frequently acts for banks and bondholder groups. Regularly advises on distressed assets, often in the steel and mining sectors. Highly experienced in cross-border matters that include recovery of assets and debts.

Strengths

Clients say the firm offers "an excellent fund structuring team" and assert that working with it is a "very positive experience."

Work highlights

Advised an ad hoc group of lenders to China Fishery Group on their exposures, involving borrowings in excess of USD1.6 billion.

Notable practitioners

Mark Fairbairn enjoys a leading reputation in the field of complex cross-border insolvencies, often advising banks, bondholders and distressed corporations on matters involving novel points of law. One client asserts that he is "technically very strong, with a good view across the market and broad experience," noting that he is "a great operator who is very much to-the-point in his advice."

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Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms) Department

DLA Piper LLP

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160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Restructuring/Insolvency (International Firms)


Mark Fairbairn
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