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DLA Piper LLP

Restructuring/Insolvency

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What the team is known for

Global firm able to advise administrator, company and creditor-side clients. Complements strong restructuring expertise with contentious capabilities. Well positioned to act for clients across sectors such as oil and gas, retail and financial services.

Strengths

An interviewee states: "I always found them to be very effective and forward-thinking, with the ability to come up with creative solutions and deal structures. The broad capabilities, strength in depth of the team and international capabilities ensure they are able to provide advice across a large spectrum of distressed situations."

"I find them very user-friendly. They focus on the key issues, outcomes and results - these guys are commercial," says one client.

Sources note: "DLA Piper are an exceptional firm when it comes to dealing with distressed debt and restructuring cases."

Work highlights

Advised Alvarez & Marsal as administrators for NMC Health, the largest private healthcare company in the UAE.

Notable practitioners

Head of restructuring Chris Parker is regarded for his expertise advising on contentious mandates. He acts for a wide variety of clients on high-profile and complex cross-border challenges.
"Chris is a lead partner with great communication skills and excellent technical know-how. He's one of the best around." "Chris Parker is an excellent lawyer with a detailed understanding of the regulations and law, while retaining the ability to provide commercial legal advice." "He's a creative and hard-working partner who gives clear and practical advice."

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Restructuring/Insolvency

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

160 Aldersgate Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1A 4HT

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Chris Parker
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