Norton Rose Fulbright

Restructuring/Insolvency Department

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What the team is known for Maintains a strong presence in the market, with a focus on work for clients in the shipping, commodities and mining sectors. The firm's global network enables the team to act on international matters for banks, funds and corporates. Noted for its handling of complex loan restructurings, pre-packaged plans and the sale and purchase of distressed assets. Also offers expertise in contentious matters, with notable bankruptcy and insolvency litigation capability.

Strengths Sources hail this as a "really excellent insolvency team."

Work highlights Advised Citigroup and other lenders on the USD2.2 billion restructuring of Danaos.

Notable practitioners

Sarah Coucher and James Stonebridge are key contacts at the firm.

Alison Goldthorp
is experienced acting for banks, insolvency practitioners and directors. She has particular expertise in contentious insolvency litigation. One client says: "She is someone I always like to have on my side in any fight; she is tenacious and really backs her clients to the hilt. She has always got our backs covered and is top quality."